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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 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° 17' 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"956.21 miwest0° 07' 29.3"8.58 minorth956.56 mi
24 hours12° 42' 42.6"840.97 mieast3° 22' 39.3"232.23 minorth879.23 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 PM205 km128 miles111 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 7:06 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 6:06 PM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 6:06 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth N
MonroviaSun 6:06 PM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth N
AccraSun 6:06 PM2612 km1623 miles1411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sun 8:06 PM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmEast-southeast ESE
YamoussoukroSun 6:06 PM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 7:06 PM2659 km1653 miles1436 nmNortheast NE
LomeSun 6:06 PM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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