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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 10:26:00 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: 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 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 7° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.55 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 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' 12.2"942.66 miwest0° 06' 11.4"7.10 misouth942.40 mi
24 hours15° 00' 54.8"983.82 mieast1° 49' 34.9"125.63 misouth986.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 10:26 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaTue 11:26 AM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 12:26 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 10:26 AM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 10:26 AM2677 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth N
LibrevilleTue 11:26 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNortheast NE
AccraTue 10:26 AM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 10:26 AM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 10:26 AM2829 km1758 miles1528 nmNorth N
LomeTue 10:26 AM2892 km1797 miles1562 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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