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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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 50' South
Longitude: 5° 39' 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' 41.3"928.63 miwest0° 01' 29.5"1.71 minorth928.71 mi
24 hours15° 08' 04.7"978.59 mieast1° 18' 33.9"90.08 minorth986.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:26 PM543 km337 miles293 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Thu 2:26 PM2360 km1467 miles1274 nmEast E
LuandaThu 1:26 PM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 12:26 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 2:26 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleThu 1:26 PM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:26 PM2898 km1801 miles1565 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 1:26 PM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 1:26 PM2914 km1811 miles1573 nmNortheast NE
AccraThu 12:26 PM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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