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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 4:34:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 65%

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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 04:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 50' North, Longitude: 3° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.49 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 866.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.61 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.5"996.42 miWest0° 10' 31.1"12.05 miSouth996.70 mi
24 hours11° 03' 47.2"758.12 miEast4° 23' 31.6"301.80 miSouth818.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IbadanWed 5:34 AM57 km35 miles31 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbeokutaWed 5:34 AM84 km52 miles45 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SavéWed 5:34 AM134 km83 miles73 nmWest W
LagosWed 5:34 AM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Porto NovoWed 5:34 AM191 km118 miles103 nmSouthwest SW
BohiconWed 5:34 AM194 km120 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParakouWed 5:34 AM203 km126 miles109 nmNorthwest NW
CotonouWed 5:34 AM214 km133 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
Benin CityWed 5:34 AM271 km168 miles146 nmSoutheast SE
AtakpaméWed 4:34 AM285 km177 miles154 nmWest W

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