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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: 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 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 14° 25' 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' 05.5"0.11 misouth937.63 mi
24 hours11° 43' 53.3"758.09 mieast0° 29' 12.6"33.49 misouth760.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauWed 10:52 PM594 km369 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
SabhaWed 10:52 PM677 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
ArlitWed 10:52 PM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezWed 10:52 PM806 km501 miles435 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoussoroWed 10:52 PM836 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaWed 10:52 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZinderWed 10:52 PM976 km606 miles527 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 10:52 PM978 km608 miles528 nmSouth S
KanoWed 10:52 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliWed 10:52 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth N
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