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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' North, Longitude: 3° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.14 meters/second, 1595.3 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 33' 04.8"991.13 miwest0° 09' 37.1"11.02 minorth990.94 mi
24 hours10° 49' 07.3"736.92 mieast3° 35' 39.8"247.07 minorth772.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParakouFri 7:46 PM101 km63 miles55 nmSouthwest SW
KandiFri 7:46 PM124 km77 miles67 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjougouFri 7:46 PM174 km108 miles94 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatitingouFri 7:46 PM203 km126 miles110 nmWest W
KaraFri 6:46 PM229 km142 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
SavéFri 7:46 PM236 km147 miles127 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokodéFri 6:46 PM256 km159 miles138 nmWest-southwest WSW
MangoFri 6:46 PM302 km188 miles163 nmWest W
IbadanFri 7:46 PM305 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbeokutaFri 7:46 PM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth S

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