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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: 6%
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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 40' South
Longitude: 2° 59' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 23' 13.4"942.92 miwest0° 06' 13.7"7.14 misouth942.65 mi
24 hours15° 00' 31.1"983.63 mieast1° 50' 33.9"126.76 misouth986.28 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 AM421 km262 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaTue 11:08 AM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 12:08 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 10:08 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 11:08 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaTue 11:08 AM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 11:08 AM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 10:08 AM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmNorth N
AccraTue 10:08 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNorth N
Cape TownTue 12:08 PM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmSoutheast SE
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