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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 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' South, Longitude: 4° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 56.4"938.29 miwest0° 05' 15.4"6.03 minorth938.56 mi
24 hours14° 26' 42.0"942.38 mieast2° 41' 18.5"184.91 minorth967.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 1:24 PM412 km256 miles223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaFri 2:24 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 3:24 PM2262 km1406 miles1221 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 1:24 PM2503 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 2:24 PM2666 km1656 miles1439 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaFri 2:24 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 2:24 PM2719 km1690 miles1468 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 1:24 PM2738 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth N
Cape TownFri 3:24 PM2772 km1722 miles1497 nmSoutheast SE
AccraFri 1:24 PM2801 km1741 miles1513 nmNorth N
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