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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 Monday, October 22, 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: 57%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' South, Longitude: 5° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.45 meters/second, 1567.6 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.1"973.92 miwest0° 09' 21.8"10.73 minorth974.30 mi
24 hours11° 58' 53.0"805.52 mieast3° 59' 55.6"274.86 minorth856.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 7:06 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast E
LuandaMon 7:06 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownMon 6:06 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmWest-southwest WSW
KinshasaMon 7:06 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 7:06 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 6:06 PM1551 km963 miles837 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Mon 8:06 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleMon 7:06 PM1612 km1002 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 7:06 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth N
YaoundéMon 7:06 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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