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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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 34° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.72 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"965.58 miwest0° 07' 10.0"8.21 misouth965.91 mi
24 hours11° 14' 35.8"747.37 mieast3° 11' 53.4"219.89 misouth784.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 2:38 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmEast E
DakarSun 3:38 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmEast E
BanjulSun 3:38 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 3:38 AM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmEast E
BissauSun 3:38 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 12:38 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmSouth S
CayenneSun 12:38 AM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakrySun 3:38 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémSun 12:38 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownSun 3:38 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmEast-southeast ESE
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