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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 07:58:00 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 07:58:00 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 AM1453 km903 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 AM1708 km1061 miles922 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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