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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%
Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 07' South
Longitude: 6° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.24 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.7"955.57 miwest0° 07' 23.7"8.48 minorth955.92 mi
24 hours12° 44' 37.4"842.59 mieast3° 20' 47.1"230.11 minorth880.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 6:06 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaSun 6:06 PM1145 km712 miles618 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sun 7:06 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownSun 5:06 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmWest W
KinshasaSun 6:06 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSun 6:06 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 5:06 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 6:06 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth N
GaboroneSun 7:06 PM2144 km1332 miles1157 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownSun 7:06 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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