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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 19, 2012 at 5:18:00 PM.

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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: 45%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 15' North, Longitude: 2° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.58 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.2"1005.61 miWest0° 11' 25.4"13.08 miNorth1005.65 mi
24 hours10° 53' 07.9"752.78 miEast4° 26' 58.4"305.73 miNorth811.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméWed 5:18 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 5:18 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast E
CotonouWed 6:18 PM569 km353 miles307 nmNorth N
LoméWed 5:18 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosWed 6:18 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
Porto NovoWed 6:18 PM580 km361 miles313 nmNorth N
AccraWed 5:18 PM588 km365 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
Port HarcourtWed 6:18 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
Benin CityWed 6:18 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OwerriWed 6:18 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNortheast NE

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