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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: 65%
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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 01' North
Longitude: 18° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.31 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.7"996.06 miwest0° 10' 28.4"12.00 misouth996.35 mi
24 hours11° 03' 28.7"757.49 mieast4° 22' 36.1"300.77 misouth818.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SarhWed 4:32 AM125 km78 miles67 nmNorth N
MoundouWed 4:32 AM268 km167 miles145 nmWest-northwest WNW
BambariWed 4:32 AM351 km218 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
BanguiWed 4:32 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth S
BimboWed 4:32 AM416 km259 miles225 nmSouth S
BerbératiWed 4:32 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouthwest SW
GarouaWed 4:32 AM573 km356 miles309 nmWest-northwest WNW
NdjamenaWed 4:32 AM586 km364 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
YaoundéWed 4:32 AM895 km556 miles483 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamendaWed 4:32 AM945 km587 miles510 nmWest-southwest WSW
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