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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 = Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 8:46:00 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: 98%

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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 30° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.31 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.8"937.64 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth937.63 mi
24 hours11° 43' 53.5"758.10 miEast0° 26' 38.1"30.54 miSouth759.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AswanWed 10:46 PM436 km271 miles235 nmNortheast NE
Kharga OasisWed 10:46 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth N
LuxorWed 10:46 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KhartoumWed 11:46 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanWed 11:46 PM729 km453 miles394 nmEast E
HurghadaWed 10:46 PM783 km487 miles423 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-UbayyidWed 11:46 PM857 km533 miles463 nmSouth S
KassalaWed 11:46 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSoutheast SE
KostiWed 11:46 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JeddahWed 11:46 PM915 km568 miles494 nmEast E

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