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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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 09:26:00 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: 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 09:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' South, Longitude: 6° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.98 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.03 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 23.5"961.54 miwest0° 09' 01.2"10.34 misouth961.24 mi
24 hours14° 15' 39.0"950.72 mieast3° 07' 15.2"214.61 misouth967.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 9:26 AM136 km85 miles74 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 9:26 AM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 10:26 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanMon 9:26 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth N
AccraMon 9:26 AM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaMon 9:26 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 9:26 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 10:26 AM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmNortheast NE
LomeMon 9:26 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Mon 11:26 AM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmEast-southeast ESE

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