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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 23' South, Longitude: 8° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.57 meters/second, 1604.1 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 29' 48.3"996.55 miwest0° 11' 46.1"13.48 misouth996.45 mi
24 hours12° 25' 48.6"854.50 mieast4° 34' 31.7"314.44 misouth906.09 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 AM436 km271 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaSat 7:36 AM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
DolisieSat 7:36 AM544 km338 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaSat 7:36 AM610 km379 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port-GentilSat 7:36 AM627 km389 miles338 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 7:36 AM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
UígeSat 7:36 AM762 km473 miles411 nmEast E
São ToméSat 6:36 AM762 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancevilleSat 7:36 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 7:36 AM811 km504 miles438 nmEast-northeast ENE

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