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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: 90%
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 Monday, December 24, 2012 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 12' North
Longitude: 20° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.33 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.0"948.96 miwest0° 04' 19.2"4.95 minorth948.77 mi
24 hours11° 30' 42.5"752.20 mieast1° 18' 59.9"90.57 minorth754.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaMon 9:40 PM373 km232 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouMon 10:40 PM425 km264 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottMon 10:40 PM509 km316 miles275 nmEast-southeast ESE
MindeloMon 9:40 PM525 km326 miles283 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaMon 9:40 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-LouisMon 10:40 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 10:40 PM594 km369 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 10:40 PM607 km377 miles328 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsMon 10:40 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaMon 10:40 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNortheast NE
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