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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 = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 5:24:00 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: 65%

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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 49' North, Longitude: 23° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.44 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.53 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.2"991.81 miWest0° 09' 41.2"11.10 miNorth991.62 mi
24 hours10° 48' 42.5"736.94 miEast3° 37' 31.0"249.19 miNorth773.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BiraoFri 6:24 PM63 km39 miles34 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BriaFri 6:24 PM384 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirFri 8:24 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéFri 6:24 PM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BambariFri 6:24 PM523 km325 miles282 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarhFri 6:24 PM523 km325 miles283 nmWest W
Kaga-BandoroFri 6:24 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
MongoFri 6:24 PM549 km341 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW
WauFri 8:24 PM587 km365 miles317 nmEast-southeast ESE
OboFri 6:24 PM616 km383 miles333 nmSoutheast SE

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