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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 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 56' North
Longitude: 6° 53' 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"937.69 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth937.70 mi
24 hours11° 43' 52.8"758.14 mieast0° 30' 25.4"34.88 misouth760.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezWed 11:22 PM453 km281 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderWed 11:22 PM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiWed 11:22 PM823 km511 miles444 nmSouth S
In SalahWed 11:22 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameyWed 11:22 PM965 km600 miles521 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 11:22 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouth S
AbujaWed 11:22 PM1301 km808 miles702 nmSouth S
OuagadougouWed 10:22 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 11:22 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmSoutheast SE
TripoliWed 11:22 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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