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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' North, Longitude: 9° 55' 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"1001.41 miWest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 miNorth1001.33 mi
24 hours10° 45' 50.6"740.83 miEast4° 05' 59.8"281.75 miNorth789.52 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 PM35 km22 miles19 nmNortheast NE
DoualaThu 6:34 PM190 km118 miles103 nmSouth S
AbakalikiThu 6:34 PM210 km131 miles113 nmWest-northwest WNW
UyoThu 6:34 PM234 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalaboThu 6:34 PM254 km158 miles137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakurdiThu 6:34 PM268 km167 miles145 nmNorthwest NW
YaoundéThu 6:34 PM274 km170 miles148 nmSoutheast SE
EnuguThu 6:34 PM277 km172 miles150 nmWest-northwest WNW
OwerriThu 6:34 PM321 km199 miles173 nmWest W
Port HarcourtThu 6:34 PM338 km210 miles183 nmWest-southwest WSW

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