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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: 33%
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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 23' South
Longitude: 8° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.57 meters/second, 1604.0 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 29' 48.2"996.61 miwest0° 11' 46.0"13.48 misouth996.51 mi
24 hours12° 25' 50.7"854.59 mieast4° 34' 30.7"314.45 misouth906.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pointe-NoireSat 7:36 AM463 km288 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaSat 7:36 AM472 km293 miles255 nmEast E
DolisieSat 7:36 AM571 km355 miles308 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilSat 7:36 AM630 km392 miles340 nmNorth N
LuandaSat 7:36 AM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 6:36 AM756 km470 miles408 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 7:36 AM766 km476 miles414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FrancevilleSat 7:36 AM812 km504 miles438 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 7:36 AM840 km522 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaSat 7:36 AM841 km522 miles454 nmEast-northeast ENE
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