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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 6:36:00 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: 56%

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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 56' North, Longitude: 5° 07' 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"1001.09 miWest0° 10' 41.1"12.24 miNorth1001.00 mi
24 hours10° 45' 46.7"740.51 miEast4° 04' 55.0"280.52 miNorth788.72 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 PM29 km18 miles16 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroThu 6:36 PM100 km62 miles54 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 6:36 PM140 km87 miles75 nmEast-southeast ESE
DaloaThu 6:36 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNorthwest NW
BouakéThu 6:36 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth N
San PédroThu 6:36 PM214 km133 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
DabakalaThu 6:36 PM279 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManThu 6:36 PM315 km196 miles170 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarperThu 6:36 PM336 km209 miles181 nmWest-southwest WSW
KorhogoThu 6:36 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth N

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