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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: 43%

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 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 44' South, Longitude: 11° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 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' 11.5"1003.89 miwest0° 11' 53.8"13.62 misouth1003.93 mi
24 hours11° 46' 42.0"814.34 mieast4° 45' 09.8"326.57 misouth875.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 7:08 AM894 km555 miles482 nmNorth N
San PédroFri 7:08 AM898 km558 miles485 nmNortheast NE
KakataFri 7:08 AM923 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
GbarngaFri 7:08 AM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 7:08 AM1140 km709 miles616 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 7:08 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 7:08 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 7:08 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth N
AccraFri 7:08 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 7:08 AM1570 km975 miles847 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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