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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: 93%

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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' North, Longitude: 25° 25' 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"980.26 miwest0° 08' 50.7"10.13 misouth980.60 mi
24 hours11° 03' 53.1"746.22 mieast3° 48' 05.1"261.30 misouth795.44 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 AM305 km189 miles165 nmNortheast NE
MindeloMon 2:46 AM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth N
Santa MariaMon 2:46 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarMon 3:46 AM886 km550 miles478 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsMon 3:46 AM942 km585 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaMon 3:46 AM949 km590 miles512 nmEast E
BanjulMon 3:46 AM961 km597 miles519 nmEast E
ZiguinchorMon 3:46 AM993 km617 miles536 nmEast E
BissauMon 3:46 AM1075 km668 miles581 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 3:46 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmEast-northeast ENE
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