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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 = Monday, December 31, 2012 at 3:46:00 AM.

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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: 93%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' North, Longitude: 25° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.26 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.34 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.2"980.18 miWest0° 08' 50.6"10.13 miSouth980.52 mi
24 hours11° 03' 53.6"746.17 miEast3° 48' 03.6"261.26 miSouth795.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 2:46 AM286 km178 miles155 nmNortheast NE
MindeloMon 2:46 AM443 km275 miles239 nmNorth N
Santa MariaMon 2:46 AM477 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarMon 3:46 AM857 km533 miles463 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsMon 3:46 AM913 km568 miles493 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaMon 3:46 AM920 km571 miles497 nmEast E
BanjulMon 3:46 AM931 km579 miles503 nmEast E
ZiguinchorMon 3:46 AM964 km599 miles521 nmEast E
BissauMon 3:46 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 3:46 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmEast-northeast ENE

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