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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 = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 8:26:00 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: 13%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 08:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' South, Longitude: 7° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.34 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.04 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.3"962.35 miWest0° 09' 06.7"10.44 miSouth962.05 mi
24 hours14° 13' 31.2"949.05 miEast3° 09' 54.6"217.66 miSouth966.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 9:26 AM643 km400 miles347 nmEast E
HuamboMon 9:26 AM930 km578 miles502 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaMon 9:26 AM949 km590 miles513 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Mon 10:26 AM1288 km800 miles695 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownMon 8:26 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W
KinshasaMon 9:26 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 9:26 AM1489 km926 miles804 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 8:26 AM1734 km1078 miles937 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 9:26 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmNorth N
MalaboMon 9:26 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth N

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