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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 8:18:00 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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 58' South, Longitude: 28° 10' 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' 08.2"1003.70 miWest0° 11' 54.3"13.63 miSouth1003.73 mi
24 hours11° 48' 20.3"816.13 miEast4° 45' 00.0"326.38 miSouth877.03 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 AM517 km321 miles279 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 5:18 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 5:18 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 5:18 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaFri 7:18 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 8:18 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 8:18 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 8:18 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 8:18 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 8:18 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-northeast ENE

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