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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 08:08:00 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 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' South, Longitude: 25° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.6"1003.73 miwest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 misouth1003.76 mi
24 hours11° 48' 05.8"815.87 mieast4° 45' 01.6"326.41 misouth876.82 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 6:08 AM772 km480 miles417 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 5:08 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 5:08 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmWest W
FreetownFri 8:08 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 8:08 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 5:08 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaFri 7:08 AM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 8:08 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 8:08 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 8:08 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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