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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 8:43 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 PM622 km386 miles336 nmSouth S
FortalezaWed 4:42 PM950 km590 miles513 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 4:42 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaWed 6:42 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorWed 4:42 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémWed 4:42 PM1868 km1161 miles1009 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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