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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 these coordinates:
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
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
HarperThu 6:34 PM356 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
KumasiThu 6:34 PM374 km232 miles202 nmEast-northeast ENE
NzérékoréThu 6:34 PM477 km297 miles258 nmWest-northwest WNW
GbarngaThu 6:34 PM518 km322 miles280 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraThu 6:34 PM523 km325 miles282 nmEast E
Bobo-DioulassoThu 6:34 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNorth N
TamaleThu 6:34 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNortheast NE
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