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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 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' North, Longitude: 13° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.75 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 33' 01.3"1001.48 miwest0° 10' 43.9"12.29 minorth1001.40 mi
24 hours10° 45' 51.6"740.91 mieast4° 06' 15.1"282.05 minorth789.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BertouaThu 6:18 PM126 km78 miles68 nmSouth S
NgaoundéréThu 6:18 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth N
BerbératiThu 6:18 PM298 km185 miles161 nmEast-southeast ESE
YaoundéThu 6:18 PM303 km188 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
BozoumThu 6:18 PM323 km201 miles175 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamendaThu 6:18 PM375 km233 miles202 nmWest W
GarouaThu 6:18 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth N
MoundouThu 6:18 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNortheast NE
JalingoThu 6:18 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorthwest NW
DoualaThu 6:18 PM462 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW

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