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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 7° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.32 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 52.9"937.74 miwest0° 05' 08.4"5.89 minorth938.01 mi
24 hours14° 28' 26.6"943.78 mieast2° 38' 48.2"182.03 minorth968.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 1:34 PM788 km489 miles425 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Fri 2:34 PM791 km491 miles427 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Fri 2:34 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaFri 1:34 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 12:34 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmWest-northwest WNW
KinshasaFri 1:34 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 1:34 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 2:34 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneFri 2:34 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:34 PM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth N
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