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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 = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11:26:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' South, Longitude: 6° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.00 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.51 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miSouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 21' 47.7"930.23 miWest0° 02' 32.1"2.91 miSouth930.11 mi
24 hours15° 21' 02.7"994.14 miEast0° 16' 33.2"18.98 miSouth993.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 11:26 AM519 km323 miles280 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Wed 1:26 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmEast E
LuandaWed 12:26 PM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 11:26 AM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 1:26 PM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanWed 11:26 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 12:26 PM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaWed 12:26 PM2957 km1838 miles1597 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 12:26 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 11:26 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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