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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: 75%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' North, Longitude: 26° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.59 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.9"983.18 miwest0° 09' 07.2"10.45 misouth983.51 mi
24 hours11° 01' 35.5"745.69 mieast3° 54' 25.7"268.54 misouth797.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirTue 5:14 AM194 km120 miles105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BiraoTue 3:14 AM438 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-UbayyidTue 5:14 AM438 km272 miles237 nmEast-northeast ENE
WauTue 5:14 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéTue 3:14 AM624 km388 miles337 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalakalTue 5:14 AM652 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
KostiTue 5:14 AM698 km434 miles377 nmEast E
FadaTue 3:14 AM755 km469 miles408 nmNorthwest NW
KhartoumTue 5:14 AM772 km480 miles417 nmEast-northeast ENE
MongoTue 3:14 AM831 km516 miles449 nmWest W

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