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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 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 56' North
Longitude: 11° 43' 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' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"937.69 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth937.70 mi
24 hours11° 43' 53.0"758.14 mieast0° 29' 38.6"33.99 misouth760.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezWed 11:02 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderWed 11:02 PM840 km522 miles453 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiWed 11:02 PM958 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 11:02 PM1039 km645 miles561 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KanoWed 11:02 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyWed 11:02 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliWed 11:02 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth N
AbujaWed 11:02 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VallettaWed 11:02 PM1681 km1045 miles908 nmNorth N
OuagadougouWed 10:02 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmWest-southwest WSW
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