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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 03:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' North, Longitude: 15° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.34 meters/second, 1603.2 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 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"996.15 miwest0° 10' 28.9"12.01 misouth996.43 mi
24 hours11° 03' 32.3"757.62 mieast4° 22' 47.0"300.98 misouth818.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoundouWed 4:44 AM87 km54 miles47 nmNortheast NE
BozoumWed 4:44 AM206 km128 miles111 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NgaoundéréWed 4:44 AM228 km142 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarouaWed 4:44 AM277 km172 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
MarouaWed 4:44 AM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SarhWed 4:44 AM339 km211 miles183 nmEast-northeast ENE
BerbératiWed 4:44 AM413 km256 miles223 nmSouth S
Kaga-BandoroWed 4:44 AM417 km259 miles225 nmEast-southeast ESE
BertouaWed 4:44 AM429 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 4:44 AM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth N
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