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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 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 45' North
Longitude: 9° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.71 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' 01.5"1001.47 miwest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 minorth1001.39 mi
24 hours10° 45' 50.5"740.87 mieast4° 05' 58.7"281.75 minorth789.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamendaThu 6:34 PM60 km38 miles33 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbakalikiThu 6:34 PM182 km113 miles98 nmWest-northwest WNW
DoualaThu 6:34 PM189 km118 miles102 nmSouth S
UyoThu 6:34 PM206 km128 miles111 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalaboThu 6:34 PM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EnuguThu 6:34 PM249 km154 miles134 nmWest-northwest WNW
OwerriThu 6:34 PM291 km181 miles157 nmWest W
YaoundéThu 6:34 PM296 km184 miles160 nmSoutheast SE
Port HarcourtThu 6:34 PM310 km193 miles167 nmWest-southwest WSW
BataThu 6:34 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
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