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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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 06:26:00 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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 35' South, Longitude: 1° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.6"1004.00 miwest0° 11' 53.5"13.62 misouth1004.04 mi
24 hours11° 45' 41.3"813.24 mieast4° 45' 14.9"326.66 misouth874.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraFri 6:26 AM795 km494 miles429 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 6:26 AM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 6:26 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 6:26 AM894 km555 miles483 nmEast-northeast ENE
KumasiFri 6:26 AM918 km571 miles496 nmNorth N
San PédroFri 6:26 AM936 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
CotonouFri 7:26 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 7:26 AM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 6:26 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
LagosFri 7:26 AM1016 km631 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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