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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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 43' North
Longitude: 12° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.73 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 33' 01.4"1001.52 miwest0° 10' 43.7"12.29 minorth1001.44 mi
24 hours10° 45' 51.3"740.93 mieast4° 06' 09.0"281.95 minorth789.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamendaThu 6:24 PM214 km133 miles116 nmWest W
YaoundéThu 6:24 PM216 km134 miles117 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoualaThu 6:24 PM321 km200 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
EbebiyínThu 6:24 PM403 km250 miles218 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarouaThu 6:24 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboThu 6:24 PM423 km263 miles228 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiThu 6:24 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
UyoThu 6:24 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest W
BataThu 6:24 PM497 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EnuguThu 6:24 PM511 km318 miles276 nmWest W
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