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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

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 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 34' South
Longitude: 6° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.99 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"930.29 miwest0° 02' 32.0"2.90 misouth930.17 mi
24 hours15° 21' 03.0"994.21 mieast0° 16' 28.9"18.90 misouth993.49 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 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Wed 1:26 PM2466 km1533 miles1332 nmEast E
LuandaWed 12:26 PM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 11:26 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 1:26 PM2877 km1788 miles1554 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanWed 11:26 AM2879 km1789 miles1554 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 12:26 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 11:26 AM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 12:26 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 12:26 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmNortheast NE
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