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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: 55%

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 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 33' North, Longitude: 26° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 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 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 33' 00.5"1001.82 miwest0° 10' 45.9"12.33 minorth1001.74 mi
24 hours10° 45' 56.2"741.25 mieast4° 07' 10.7"283.12 minorth790.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OboThu 5:24 PM21 km13 miles12 nmSouthwest SW
YambioThu 7:24 PM224 km139 miles121 nmEast-southeast ESE
WauThu 7:24 PM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BriaThu 5:24 PM524 km326 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
JubaThu 7:24 PM557 km346 miles301 nmEast E
KisanganiThu 6:24 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BambariThu 5:24 PM659 km410 miles356 nmWest W
BiraoThu 5:24 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNorthwest NW
GuluThu 7:24 PM701 km435 miles378 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalakalThu 7:24 PM710 km441 miles383 nmNortheast NE
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