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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 50' South
Longitude: 5° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.24 meters/second, 1494.9 km/hour, 928.9 miles/hour or 807.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 41.2"928.63 miwest0° 01' 29.1"1.70 minorth928.71 mi
24 hours15° 08' 07.1"978.63 mieast1° 18' 26.6"89.94 minorth986.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:24 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Thu 2:24 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmEast E
LuandaThu 1:24 PM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 12:24 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 2:24 PM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleThu 1:24 PM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 1:24 PM2872 km1784 miles1551 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 1:24 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:24 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:24 PM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmNorth N
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