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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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 18:52:00 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: 46%

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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 18:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 33' North, Longitude: 19° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.55 meters/second, 1618.4 km/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.4"1005.54 miwest0° 11' 23.4"13.04 minorth1005.57 mi
24 hours10° 52' 18.4"751.74 mieast4° 25' 53.2"304.49 minorth809.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownWed 6:52 PM1063 km661 miles574 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 6:52 PM1114 km692 miles601 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 6:52 PM1136 km706 miles614 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 6:52 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulWed 6:52 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarWed 6:52 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmNorth N
PraiaWed 5:52 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroWed 6:52 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoWed 6:52 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 6:52 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmEast-northeast ENE
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