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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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 19° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.83 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.8"956.89 miwest0° 07' 34.0"8.67 minorth957.25 mi
24 hours12° 41' 03.4"839.67 mieast3° 24' 15.2"234.08 minorth878.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 6:56 PM1486 km924 miles803 nmEast E
RecifeSun 3:56 PM1923 km1195 miles1039 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 3:56 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 3:56 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:56 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 6:56 PM2743 km1705 miles1481 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 6:56 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Sun 4:56 PM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakrySun 6:56 PM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 6:56 PM2996 km1861 miles1618 nmNortheast NE
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