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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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 60' South, Longitude: 7° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.56 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 27' 16.6"956.22 miwest0° 07' 29.4"8.58 minorth956.58 mi
24 hours12° 42' 40.4"840.94 mieast3° 22' 41.3"232.27 minorth879.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 6:06 PM229 km142 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaSun 7:06 PM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 6:06 PM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 6:06 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNorth N
MonroviaSun 6:06 PM2603 km1618 miles1406 nmNorth N
AccraSun 6:06 PM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 6:06 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Sun 8:06 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleSun 7:06 PM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmNortheast NE
LomeSun 6:06 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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