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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 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 27' South
Longitude: 2° 37' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.7"990.54 miwest0° 10' 36.9"12.16 minorth990.87 mi
24 hours11° 22' 21.0"776.07 mieast4° 22' 46.8"300.99 minorth836.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 7:06 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaTue 8:06 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmEast E
São ToméTue 7:06 PM1174 km729 miles634 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 8:06 PM1325 km823 miles716 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 8:06 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaTue 8:06 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboTue 8:06 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 7:06 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth N
LomeTue 7:06 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmNorth N
LagosTue 8:06 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth N
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