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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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 56' North, Longitude: 4° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.57 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 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' 02.2"1001.17 miwest0° 10' 41.1"12.24 minorth1001.08 mi
24 hours10° 45' 46.7"740.57 mieast4° 04' 56.0"280.55 minorth788.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DivoThu 6:34 PM51 km32 miles28 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroThu 6:34 PM107 km66 miles58 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbidjanThu 6:34 PM119 km74 miles64 nmSoutheast SE
BouakéThu 6:34 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth N
DaloaThu 6:34 PM200 km124 miles108 nmWest-northwest WNW
San PédroThu 6:34 PM233 km145 miles126 nmSouthwest SW
DabakalaThu 6:34 PM274 km170 miles148 nmNorth N
ManThu 6:34 PM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarperThu 6:34 PM356 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
KumasiThu 6:34 PM374 km232 miles202 nmEast-northeast ENE
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