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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 8:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 60' South, Longitude: 30° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.4 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' 07.7"1003.67 miWest0° 11' 54.3"13.63 miSouth1003.70 mi
24 hours11° 48' 34.7"816.39 miEast4° 44' 58.5"326.35 miSouth877.24 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 6:28 AM290 km180 miles156 nmSouthwest SW
NatalFri 5:28 AM664 km412 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 5:28 AM823 km511 miles444 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 5:28 AM902 km561 miles487 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 5:28 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmSouthwest SW
BelémFri 5:28 AM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmWest W
PraiaFri 7:28 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 8:28 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 8:28 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 8:28 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNortheast NE

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