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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 4:38:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' North, Longitude: 30° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.63 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.94 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miSouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.5"956.33 miWest0° 05' 48.5"6.66 miSouth956.61 mi
24 hours11° 17' 57.5"744.02 miEast2° 41' 29.5"185.08 miSouth771.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 3:38 AM619 km385 miles334 nmEast E
PraiaSun 3:38 AM836 km519 miles451 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 4:38 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 4:38 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast E
BanjulSun 4:38 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 4:38 AM1758 km1093 miles949 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySun 4:38 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSun 4:38 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownSun 4:38 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta DelgadaSun 3:38 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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