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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 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 54' South
Longitude: 23° 36' 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"1003.82 miwest0° 11' 54.1"13.63 misouth1003.86 mi
24 hours11° 47' 53.0"815.69 mieast4° 45' 03.0"326.46 misouth876.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 5:58 AM1005 km624 miles542 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 4:58 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 7:58 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 7:58 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaFri 4:58 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 7:58 AM1688 km1049 miles911 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 7:58 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 6:58 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 7:58 AM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarFri 7:58 AM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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