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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: 57%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 26' South
Longitude: 11° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.84 meters/second, 1569.0 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.5"974.85 miwest0° 09' 26.3"10.81 minorth975.23 mi
24 hours11° 56' 54.8"803.99 mieast4° 01' 21.6"276.52 minorth855.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 7:16 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaMon 7:16 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 7:16 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 7:16 PM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 7:16 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNorth N
AccraMon 7:16 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméMon 7:16 PM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 7:16 PM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmNorth N
LomeMon 7:16 PM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmNortheast NE
RecifeMon 4:16 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmWest W
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