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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 23%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' South, Longitude: 20° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.24 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.8 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' 53.2"982.40 miwest0° 10' 56.7"12.54 misouth982.17 mi
24 hours13° 15' 59.1"901.02 mieast4° 05' 17.9"281.06 misouth937.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaSun 7:36 AM108 km67 miles58 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LucapaSun 7:36 AM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth N
MalanjeSun 7:36 AM475 km295 miles257 nmWest-northwest WNW
TshikapaSun 8:36 AM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
MenongueSun 7:36 AM507 km315 miles274 nmSouthwest SW
HuamboSun 7:36 AM551 km342 miles297 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonguSun 8:36 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mbuji-MayiSun 8:36 AM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeSun 7:36 AM697 km433 miles376 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiSun 8:36 AM773 km480 miles417 nmEast E
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