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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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 56' North, Longitude: 5° 24' 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"1001.16 miwest0° 10' 41.1"12.24 minorth1001.07 mi
24 hours10° 45' 46.7"740.56 mieast4° 04' 53.8"280.51 minorth788.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DivoThu 6:36 PM12 km7 miles6 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YamoussoukroThu 6:36 PM99 km61 miles53 nmNorth N
DaloaThu 6:36 PM157 km97 miles85 nmNorthwest NW
AbidjanThu 6:36 PM167 km103 miles90 nmEast-southeast ESE
San PédroThu 6:36 PM191 km119 miles103 nmSouthwest SW
BouakéThu 6:36 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DabakalaThu 6:36 PM289 km179 miles156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManThu 6:36 PM289 km180 miles156 nmNorthwest NW
HarperThu 6:36 PM311 km193 miles168 nmSouthwest SW
KorhogoThu 6:36 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth N
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