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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 8:08:00 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 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 41' South, Longitude: 13° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.25 meters/second, 1602.9 km/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 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' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.7"995.83 miWest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 miSouth995.72 mi
24 hours12° 28' 45.3"857.36 miEast4° 33' 15.2"312.99 miSouth908.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island) (St. Helena)Sat 8:08 AM147 km92 miles80 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JamestownSat 8:08 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaSat 8:08 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 8:08 AM1679 km1043 miles907 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 8:08 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 8:08 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 8:08 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNorth N
AccraSat 8:08 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 8:08 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth N
LoméSat 8:08 AM2201 km1368 miles1189 nmNortheast NE

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