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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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 20:32:00 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: 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 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' South, Longitude: 17° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.19 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.7"991.28 miwest0° 10' 39.9"12.22 minorth991.60 mi
24 hours11° 20' 37.5"774.61 mieast4° 23' 37.5"301.93 minorth835.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 8:32 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 5:32 PM1871 km1163 miles1011 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 8:32 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 8:32 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 8:32 PM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanTue 8:32 PM2225 km1383 miles1202 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroTue 8:32 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorTue 5:32 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauTue 8:32 PM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 5:32 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmWest-northwest WNW

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