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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 07:08:00 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: 43%

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 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 44' South, Longitude: 11° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.84 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 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 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.6"1003.89 miwest0° 11' 53.8"13.62 misouth1003.93 mi
24 hours11° 46' 40.3"814.32 mieast4° 45' 10.0"326.57 misouth875.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San PédroFri 7:08 AM879 km546 miles475 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 7:08 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth N
KakataFri 7:08 AM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth N
GbarngaFri 7:08 AM984 km612 miles532 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 7:08 AM1118 km695 miles604 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 7:08 AM1151 km715 miles622 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 7:08 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 7:08 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraFri 7:08 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 7:08 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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