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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 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' South, Longitude: 4° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.53 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"938.22 miwest0° 05' 15.3"6.02 minorth938.49 mi
24 hours14° 26' 44.2"942.34 mieast2° 41' 15.3"184.84 minorth967.58 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 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaFri 2:24 PM2210 km1373 miles1194 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 3:24 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 1:24 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 2:24 PM2649 km1646 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaFri 2:24 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 2:24 PM2696 km1676 miles1456 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 1:24 PM2738 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth N
Cape TownFri 3:24 PM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmSoutheast SE
AccraFri 1:24 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmNorth N
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