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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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 58' South, Longitude: 28° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.75 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 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' 08.0"1003.76 miwest0° 11' 54.3"13.63 misouth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 48' 21.9"816.21 mieast4° 44' 59.9"326.40 misouth877.12 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 6:18 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 5:18 AM985 km612 miles532 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 5:18 AM1145 km711 miles618 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 5:18 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaFri 7:18 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 8:18 AM2046 km1271 miles1104 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 8:18 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 8:18 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 8:18 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 8:18 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmEast-northeast ENE
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