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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 19:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 43' North, Longitude: 32° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 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' 32.5"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.8"1005.56 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 minorth1005.59 mi
24 hours10° 51' 52.7"751.24 mieast4° 25' 16.7"303.82 minorth808.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaWed 5:42 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth S
FortalezaWed 4:42 PM927 km576 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 4:42 PM1123 km698 miles606 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaWed 6:42 PM1749 km1086 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorWed 4:42 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémWed 4:42 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest W
BissauWed 7:42 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 7:42 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNortheast NE
DakarWed 7:42 PM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 7:42 PM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmEast-northeast ENE
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