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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 = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 7:58:00 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: 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 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 54' South, Longitude: 23° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.77 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 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 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.1"1003.76 miWest0° 11' 54.1"13.63 miSouth1003.79 mi
24 hours11° 47' 51.4"815.61 miEast4° 45' 03.0"326.44 miSouth876.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 4:58 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 7:58 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 7:58 AM1652 km1026 miles892 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 7:58 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaFri 4:58 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmWest W
BissauFri 7:58 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 7:58 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 6:58 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth N
DakarFri 7:58 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorFri 4:58 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmSouthwest SW

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