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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: 94%
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 Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 29' North
Longitude: 2° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.68 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.7"940.77 miwest0° 02' 13.0"2.54 minorth940.66 mi
24 hours11° 40' 25.0"756.63 mieast0° 26' 46.2"30.70 minorth756.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezTue 10:52 PM700 km435 miles378 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyTue 10:52 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth S
MaradiTue 10:52 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouTue 9:52 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderTue 10:52 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmSoutheast SE
KanoTue 10:52 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmSoutheast SE
AbujaTue 10:52 PM1349 km838 miles729 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoTue 9:52 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouthwest SW
Porto NovoTue 10:52 PM1547 km961 miles836 nmSouth S
LagosTue 10:52 PM1555 km966 miles839 nmSouth S
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