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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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 16' North
Longitude: 1° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.57 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' 29.6"1005.67 miwest0° 11' 25.2"13.08 minorth1005.72 mi
24 hours10° 53' 04.0"752.75 mieast4° 26' 53.6"305.66 minorth811.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraWed 5:24 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 5:24 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth N
CotonouWed 6:24 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoWed 6:24 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosWed 6:24 PM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméWed 5:24 PM626 km389 miles338 nmEast E
BohiconWed 6:24 PM660 km410 miles357 nmNorth N
KumasiWed 5:24 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AtakpaméWed 5:24 PM692 km430 miles373 nmNorth N
AbeokutaWed 6:24 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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