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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 = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 6:16:00 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: 23%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 54' South, Longitude: 25° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.35 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.38 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 27' 55.2"982.58 miWest0° 10' 57.8"12.56 miSouth982.35 mi
24 hours13° 15' 12.1"900.27 miEast4° 05' 52.7"281.71 miSouth936.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiSun 8:16 AM229 km143 miles124 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweSun 8:16 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSoutheast SE
NdolaSun 8:16 AM409 km254 miles221 nmSoutheast SE
KabweSun 8:16 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
MonguSun 8:16 AM550 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mbuji-MayiSun 8:16 AM569 km354 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LusakaSun 8:16 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaSun 7:16 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuenaSun 7:16 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest W
KasamaSun 8:16 AM624 km388 miles337 nmEast E

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