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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 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

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 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' South, Longitude: 5° 23' 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 41.3"928.57 miwest0° 01' 29.3"1.71 minorth928.64 mi
24 hours15° 08' 06.0"978.54 mieast1° 18' 29.8"90.00 minorth986.81 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 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Thu 2:26 PM2333 km1449 miles1260 nmEast E
LuandaThu 1:26 PM2399 km1491 miles1296 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 12:26 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 2:26 PM2755 km1712 miles1488 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleThu 1:26 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 1:26 PM2890 km1795 miles1560 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 1:26 PM2892 km1797 miles1561 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:26 PM2896 km1800 miles1564 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:26 PM2972 km1846 miles1605 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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