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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: 54%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' North, Longitude: 48° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.70 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 59.4"1002.25 miwest0° 10' 49.2"12.39 minorth1002.18 mi
24 hours10° 46' 05.9"741.77 mieast4° 08' 43.8"284.90 minorth791.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoThu 5:52 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuThu 5:52 PM535 km333 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
BosasoThu 5:52 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth N
HargeisaThu 5:52 PM717 km445 miles387 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaThu 5:52 PM915 km569 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenThu 5:52 PM942 km585 miles508 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoThu 5:52 PM944 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
Ali SabiehThu 5:52 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiThu 5:52 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNorthwest NW
TadjouraThu 5:52 PM981 km610 miles530 nmNorthwest NW
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