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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:08:00 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: 6%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' South, Longitude: 2° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.64 meters/second, 1517.9 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 23' 13.5"942.86 miwest0° 06' 13.8"7.14 misouth942.60 mi
24 hours15° 00' 29.7"983.54 mieast1° 50' 37.6"126.83 misouth986.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 10:08 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaTue 11:08 AM2037 km1265 miles1100 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 12:08 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 10:08 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 11:08 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 11:08 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 11:08 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 10:08 AM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmNorth N
AccraTue 10:08 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmNorth N
Cape TownTue 12:08 PM2693 km1674 miles1454 nmSoutheast SE

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