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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 07:26:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 22%

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 07:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 06' South, Longitude: 8° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.98 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 27' 49.0"981.75 miwest0° 10' 54.2"12.49 misouth981.52 mi
24 hours13° 17' 48.1"902.56 mieast4° 03' 56.5"279.49 misouth938.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaSun 8:26 AM561 km349 miles303 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoSun 8:26 AM673 km418 miles364 nmSoutheast SE
CabindaSun 8:26 AM727 km452 miles392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireSun 8:26 AM784 km487 miles423 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboSun 8:26 AM793 km493 miles428 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeSun 8:26 AM803 km499 miles434 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalanjeSun 8:26 AM860 km534 miles464 nmEast E
DolisieSun 8:26 AM883 km549 miles477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 8:26 AM1049 km652 miles567 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 8:26 AM1052 km654 miles568 nmNortheast NE

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