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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: 44%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 36' South
Longitude: 1° 20' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"1004.07 miwest0° 11' 53.5"13.62 misouth1004.11 mi
24 hours11° 45' 42.8"813.32 mieast4° 45' 14.8"326.68 misouth874.75 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 AM799 km497 miles432 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 6:26 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 6:26 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiFri 6:26 AM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth N
São ToméFri 6:26 AM923 km574 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
CotonouFri 7:26 AM976 km606 miles527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 7:26 AM996 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 6:26 AM1028 km639 miles555 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosFri 7:26 AM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 7:26 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmEast E
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