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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 = Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 10:40:00 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: 83%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 03' North, Longitude: 31° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.85 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.7"961.29 miWest0° 06' 17.4"7.21 miNorth961.05 mi
24 hours11° 16' 33.7"745.82 miEast2° 08' 50.6"147.69 miNorth755.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 9:40 PM711 km442 miles384 nmEast E
PraiaSun 9:40 PM904 km562 miles488 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 10:40 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmEast E
BanjulSun 10:40 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 10:40 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmEast E
BissauSun 10:40 PM1825 km1134 miles985 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySun 10:40 PM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSun 10:40 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 10:40 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta DelgadaSun 9:40 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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