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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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 08' North, Longitude: 23° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.64 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.9"983.34 miwest0° 09' 07.8"10.46 misouth983.68 mi
24 hours11° 01' 34.3"745.79 mieast3° 54' 38.7"268.80 misouth797.32 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 5:24 AM229 km142 miles124 nmNortheast NE
BiraoTue 3:24 AM236 km147 miles128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbéchéTue 3:24 AM382 km238 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
MongoTue 3:24 AM567 km352 miles306 nmWest W
FadaTue 3:24 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BriaTue 3:24 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WauTue 5:24 AM664 km413 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
SarhTue 3:24 AM687 km427 miles371 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-UbayyidTue 5:24 AM696 km433 miles376 nmEast E
Kaga-BandoroTue 3:24 AM768 km477 miles415 nmSouthwest SW
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