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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 22:22:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 7° 09' 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' 41.2"937.63 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth937.64 mi
24 hours11° 43' 52.8"758.09 mieast0° 30' 22.7"34.83 misouth760.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitWed 11:22 PM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth S
AgadezWed 11:22 PM447 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderWed 11:22 PM812 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiWed 11:22 PM823 km511 miles444 nmSouth S
In SalahWed 11:22 PM841 km523 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameyWed 11:22 PM980 km609 miles529 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 11:22 PM999 km620 miles539 nmSouth S
NdjamenaWed 11:22 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmSoutheast SE
AbujaWed 11:22 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmSouth S
OuagadougouWed 10:22 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouthwest SW
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