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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: 46%
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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 18:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 33' North
Longitude: 20° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.54 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"1005.60 miwest0° 11' 23.4"13.04 minorth1005.64 mi
24 hours10° 52' 17.8"751.78 mieast4° 25' 52.5"304.50 minorth809.68 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 PM1084 km673 miles585 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 6:52 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 6:52 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 6:52 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulWed 6:52 PM1373 km853 miles742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarWed 6:52 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaWed 5:52 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroWed 6:52 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoWed 6:52 PM1816 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 6:52 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmEast-northeast ENE
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