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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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 56' North
Longitude: 0° 22' West

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' 40.9"937.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth937.71 mi
24 hours11° 43' 52.2"758.13 mieast0° 31' 35.5"36.23 misouth760.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
In SalahWed 11:52 PM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NiameyWed 11:52 PM862 km536 miles465 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouWed 10:52 PM955 km593 miles516 nmSouth S
AgadezWed 11:52 PM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoudougouWed 10:52 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoWed 10:52 PM1225 km761 miles661 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 11:52 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmSoutheast SE
MarrakechWed 10:52 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmNorth-northwest NNW
El AaiúnWed 10:52 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmWest-northwest WNW
FesWed 10:52 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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