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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 8:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' South, Longitude: 18° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 445.18 meters/second, 1602.6 kilometres/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 40.3"995.67 miWest0° 11' 43.9"13.44 miSouth995.56 mi
24 hours12° 29' 24.0"857.98 miEast4° 32' 58.1"312.66 miSouth908.55 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Sat 8:28 AM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaSat 8:28 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 8:28 AM1749 km1087 miles945 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeSat 5:28 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest W
FreetownSat 8:28 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 8:28 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSat 8:28 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 8:28 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 8:28 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSat 5:28 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmWest W

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