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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: 68%

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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 27' South, Longitude: 2° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.83 meters/second, 1594.2 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.6"990.47 miwest0° 10' 36.8"12.16 minorth990.79 mi
24 hours11° 22' 22.4"776.04 mieast4° 22' 46.1"300.95 minorth836.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaTue 8:06 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmEast E
São ToméTue 7:06 PM1163 km722 miles628 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownTue 7:06 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouthwest SW
LibrevilleTue 8:06 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 8:06 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaTue 8:06 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboTue 8:06 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 7:06 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeTue 7:06 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorth N
YaoundéTue 8:06 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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