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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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 03' North
Longitude: 2° 57' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 33' 04.8"991.19 miwest0° 09' 36.9"11.02 minorth991.00 mi
24 hours10° 49' 07.6"736.97 mieast3° 35' 38.3"247.06 minorth772.94 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 PM86 km53 miles46 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KaraFri 6:46 PM200 km124 miles108 nmWest-southwest WSW
SokodéFri 6:46 PM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
IbadanFri 7:46 PM314 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbeokutaFri 7:46 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth S
Porto NovoFri 7:46 PM392 km244 miles212 nmSouth S
NiameyFri 7:46 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosFri 7:46 PM399 km248 miles216 nmSouth S
CotonouFri 7:46 PM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth S
SokotoFri 7:46 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
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