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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: 45%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 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° 38' 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' 29.3"1005.67 miwest0° 11' 25.3"13.08 minorth1005.72 mi
24 hours10° 53' 07.3"752.82 mieast4° 26' 57.6"305.74 minorth811.25 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 PM467 km290 miles252 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo António (Príncipe)Wed 5:18 PM534 km332 miles288 nmEast E
LomeWed 5:18 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CotonouWed 6:18 PM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth N
AccraWed 5:18 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoWed 6:18 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth N
LagosWed 6:18 PM581 km361 miles313 nmNorth N
Port HarcourtWed 6:18 PM625 km388 miles338 nmNortheast NE
Benin CityWed 6:18 PM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbeokutaWed 6:18 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
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