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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 these coordinates:
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
YamoussoukroThu 6:36 PM99 km61 miles53 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 6:36 PM167 km103 miles90 nmEast-southeast ESE
BouakéThu 6:36 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiThu 6:36 PM426 km265 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
NzérékoréThu 6:36 PM429 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
GbarngaThu 6:36 PM466 km290 miles252 nmWest-northwest WNW
KakataThu 6:36 PM553 km343 miles298 nmWest W
AccraThu 6:36 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast E
Bobo-DioulassoThu 6:36 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SikassoThu 6:36 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth N
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