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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.

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

UTC time = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 6:16:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' South, Longitude: 9° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.61 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 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' 07.5"0.14 miNorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.4"956.33 miWest0° 07' 30.2"8.60 miNorth956.69 mi
24 hours12° 42' 23.3"840.70 miEast3° 22' 58.1"232.59 miNorth879.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 6:16 PM440 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSun 6:16 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 6:16 PM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmNorth N
São ToméSun 6:16 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 7:16 PM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroSun 6:16 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth N
AccraSun 6:16 PM2701 km1678 miles1458 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LoméSun 6:16 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 6:16 PM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 7:16 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNortheast NE

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