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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 6:46:00 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 18:46:00 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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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