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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 6:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 59' North, Longitude: 8° 04' 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"991.29 miWest0° 09' 38.0"11.04 miNorth991.11 mi
24 hours10° 49' 01.2"736.92 miEast3° 36' 07.1"247.59 miNorth773.08 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 PM91 km56 miles49 nmNorthwest NW
AbujaFri 7:26 PM120 km75 miles65 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZariaFri 7:26 PM125 km78 miles68 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoFri 7:26 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakurdiFri 7:26 PM254 km158 miles137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JalingoFri 7:26 PM381 km237 miles206 nmEast-southeast ESE
EnuguFri 7:26 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth S
MaradiFri 7:26 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZinderFri 7:26 PM434 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SokotoFri 7:26 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorthwest NW

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