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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 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
DoriWed 10:52 PM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaWed 10:52 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitWed 11:52 PM848 km527 miles458 nmEast-southeast ESE
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
Fada N'gourmaWed 10:52 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
KoudougouWed 10:52 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoWed 10:52 PM1225 km761 miles661 nmSouthwest SW
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