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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: 56%

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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 2° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.1 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"0.20 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.1"1001.22 miwest0° 10' 41.4"12.25 minorth1001.13 mi
24 hours10° 45' 47.3"740.62 mieast4° 05' 06.5"280.75 minorth788.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KumasiThu 6:24 PM130 km81 miles70 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 6:24 PM182 km113 miles98 nmWest-southwest WSW
AccraThu 6:24 PM255 km159 miles138 nmEast E
YamoussoukroThu 6:24 PM326 km202 miles176 nmWest-northwest WNW
BouakéThu 6:24 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
LomeThu 6:24 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast E
TamaleThu 6:24 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AtakpaméThu 6:24 PM438 km272 miles236 nmEast-northeast ENE
BohiconThu 7:24 PM522 km325 miles282 nmEast-northeast ENE
SokodéThu 6:24 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
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