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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 9:42:00 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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 16° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.30 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' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"937.63 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth937.63 mi
24 hours11° 43' 53.4"758.09 miEast0° 28' 49.1"33.04 miSouth760.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïWed 10:42 PM49 km30 miles26 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Faya-LargeauWed 10:42 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSoutheast SE
FadaWed 10:42 PM649 km404 miles351 nmSoutheast SE
MoussoroWed 10:42 PM807 km501 miles436 nmSouth S
AbéchéWed 10:42 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoWed 10:42 PM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaWed 10:42 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSouth S
ArlitWed 10:42 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoWed 10:42 PM1327 km825 miles717 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliWed 10:42 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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