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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: 65%

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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 59' North, Longitude: 7° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 33' 04.9"991.35 miwest0° 09' 38.0"11.04 minorth991.17 mi
24 hours10° 49' 01.4"736.97 mieast3° 36' 05.4"247.58 minorth773.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KadunaFri 7:26 PM71 km44 miles38 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbujaFri 7:26 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSouthwest SW
ZariaFri 7:26 PM119 km74 miles64 nmNorth N
KanoFri 7:26 PM236 km147 miles127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakurdiFri 7:26 PM262 km163 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EnuguFri 7:26 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth S
MaradiFri 7:26 PM395 km245 miles213 nmNorth N
JalingoFri 7:26 PM410 km255 miles221 nmEast-southeast ESE
SokotoFri 7:26 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
ZinderFri 7:26 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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