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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: 82%
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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 49' North
Longitude: 0° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.40 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"962.59 miwest0° 06' 27.2"7.40 minorth962.35 mi
24 hours11° 15' 12.8"745.29 mieast2° 13' 02.0"152.50 minorth756.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameySun 9:30 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouSun 8:30 PM506 km314 miles273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouSun 8:30 PM546 km340 miles295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MangoSun 8:30 PM722 km448 miles390 nmSouth S
KandiSun 9:30 PM727 km452 miles393 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaSun 8:30 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoSun 8:30 PM750 km466 miles405 nmSouthwest SW
DjougouSun 9:30 PM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TamaleSun 8:30 PM821 km510 miles444 nmSouth S
KaraSun 8:30 PM824 km512 miles445 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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