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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 7:26:00 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: 32%

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 07:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 32' South, Longitude: 3° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.40 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.60 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.8"996.17 miWest0° 11' 45.1"13.46 miSouth996.06 mi
24 hours12° 27' 24.2"856.05 miEast4° 33' 50.7"313.66 miSouth907.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 7:26 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmSouth S
AbidjanSat 7:26 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmNorth N
AccraSat 7:26 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 7:26 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroSat 7:26 AM1486 km924 miles803 nmNorth N
LomeSat 7:26 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSat 8:26 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 7:26 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosSat 8:26 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 8:26 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-northeast ENE

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