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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 10:22:00 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 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 7° 09' 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' 00.1"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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitWed 11:22 PM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth S
TamanrassetWed 11:22 PM267 km166 miles144 nmNorthwest NW
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
NiameyWed 11:22 PM980 km609 miles529 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 11:22 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmSouth S
SabhaWed 11:22 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmNortheast NE
TimbuktuWed 10:22 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaWed 11:22 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmSoutheast SE

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