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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 = Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 6:16:00 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: 33%

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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 19' South, Longitude: 13° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.61 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 29' 49.7"996.71 miWest0° 11' 46.4"13.48 miSouth996.61 mi
24 hours12° 25' 10.6"853.88 miEast4° 34' 47.6"314.75 miSouth905.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CabindaSat 7:16 AM132 km82 miles71 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireSat 7:16 AM218 km135 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
DolisieSat 7:16 AM238 km148 miles128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UígeSat 7:16 AM259 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSat 7:16 AM279 km174 miles151 nmSouth S
KinshasaSat 7:16 AM328 km204 miles177 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 7:16 AM331 km205 miles178 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeSat 7:16 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
FrancevilleSat 7:16 AM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth N
HuamboSat 7:16 AM771 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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