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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 22:52:00 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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 0° 06' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.9"937.63 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth937.64 mi
24 hours11° 43' 52.2"758.08 mieast0° 31' 32.8"36.17 misouth760.26 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 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoriWed 10:52 PM763 km474 miles412 nmSouth S
ArlitWed 11:52 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuahigouyaWed 10:52 PM850 km528 miles459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyWed 11:52 PM854 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezWed 11:52 PM957 km595 miles517 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouWed 10:52 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaWed 10:52 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSouth S
KoudougouWed 10:52 PM990 km615 miles535 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoWed 10:52 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmSouthwest SW

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