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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 = Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 8:30:00 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: 82%

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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 0° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.41 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.05 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.1"962.54 miWest0° 06' 27.3"7.40 miNorth962.29 mi
24 hours11° 15' 12.1"745.23 miEast2° 13' 04.2"152.53 miNorth756.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuSun 8:30 PM303 km188 miles163 nmWest W
DoriSun 8:30 PM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaSun 8:30 PM432 km269 miles233 nmSouthwest SW
NiameySun 9:30 PM440 km273 miles238 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouSun 8:30 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaSun 8:30 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
KoudougouSun 8:30 PM558 km347 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandiSun 9:30 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MangoSun 8:30 PM718 km446 miles388 nmSouth S
KoutialaSun 8:30 PM752 km468 miles406 nmSouthwest SW

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