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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 = Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 8:14:00 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: 94%

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 Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 26° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 kilometres/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.4"941.13 miWest0° 02' 22.3"2.72 miNorth941.01 mi
24 hours11° 39' 54.8"756.35 miEast0° 30' 34.9"35.06 miNorth755.90 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraTue 9:14 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
FadaTue 9:14 PM625 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
AswanTue 10:14 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast-northeast ENE
Faya-LargeauTue 9:14 PM821 km510 miles443 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhartoumTue 11:14 PM836 km519 miles451 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidTue 11:14 PM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéTue 9:14 PM942 km585 miles509 nmSouthwest SW
Siwa OasisTue 10:14 PM978 km607 miles528 nmNorth N
CairoTue 10:14 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaTue 10:14 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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