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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: 83%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' North, Longitude: 13° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.25 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.8"968.93 miwest0° 07' 31.1"8.62 misouth969.26 mi
24 hours11° 08' 01.2"742.37 mieast3° 19' 35.1"228.68 misouth782.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaiduguriMon 3:24 AM401 km249 miles216 nmSouth S
MoussoroMon 3:24 AM423 km263 miles228 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaMon 3:24 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderMon 3:24 AM472 km294 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarouaMon 3:24 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezMon 3:24 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
KanoMon 3:24 AM620 km386 miles335 nmSouthwest SW
MaradiMon 3:24 AM675 km420 miles365 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarouaMon 3:24 AM682 km424 miles368 nmSouth S
ArlitMon 3:24 AM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW

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