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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 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' North, Longitude: 21° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.67 meters/second, 1582.8 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.7 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' 21.1"983.36 miwest0° 09' 08.3"10.47 misouth983.69 mi
24 hours11° 01' 33.3"745.78 mieast3° 54' 50.2"269.01 misouth797.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbéchéTue 3:34 AM215 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BiraoTue 3:34 AM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoTue 3:34 AM333 km207 miles180 nmWest W
Al-FashirTue 5:34 AM426 km265 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
SarhTue 3:34 AM492 km306 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
FadaTue 3:34 AM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth N
MoussoroTue 3:34 AM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-northwest WNW
BriaTue 3:34 AM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth S
Kaga-BandoroTue 3:34 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauTue 3:34 AM704 km438 miles380 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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