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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 9:52:00 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 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 14° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 419.30 meters/second, 1509.5 kilometres/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 30.6"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.

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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
TamanrassetWed 10:52 PM942 km585 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderWed 10:52 PM976 km606 miles527 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 10:52 PM978 km608 miles528 nmSouth S
KufraWed 10:52 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast-northeast ENE
KanoWed 10:52 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliWed 10:52 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth N
AbujaWed 10:52 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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