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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 13:44:00 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

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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 8° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.62 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 57.8"938.41 miwest0° 05' 18.1"6.08 minorth938.68 mi
24 hours14° 26' 03.0"941.76 mieast2° 42' 13.6"185.95 minorth967.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 1:44 PM516 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 2:44 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 3:44 PM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 1:44 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 1:44 PM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 1:44 PM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmNorth N
AccraFri 1:44 PM2922 km1815 miles1578 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 1:44 PM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 2:44 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 1:44 PM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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