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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: 46%
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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 01' South
Longitude: 5° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.51 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.9"956.17 miwest0° 07' 28.5"8.57 minorth956.52 mi
24 hours12° 43' 00.0"841.26 mieast3° 22' 22.5"231.92 minorth879.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 5:56 PM136 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaSun 6:56 PM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 5:56 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sun 7:56 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanSun 5:56 PM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 6:56 PM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 5:56 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 5:56 PM2636 km1638 miles1424 nmNorth N
KinshasaSun 6:56 PM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSun 6:56 PM2638 km1639 miles1425 nmEast-northeast ENE
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