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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 7:42:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 19:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 42' North, Longitude: 31° 60' 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' 32.4"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.8"1005.49 miWest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 miNorth1005.52 mi
24 hours10° 51' 53.4"751.20 miEast4° 25' 17.6"303.81 miNorth808.82 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 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth S
FortalezaWed 4:42 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 4:42 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaWed 6:42 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorWed 4:42 PM1776 km1103 miles959 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémWed 4:42 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmWest W
BissauWed 7:42 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 7:42 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmNortheast NE
DakarWed 7:42 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 7:42 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmEast-northeast ENE

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