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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 10:52:00 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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 0° 06' West

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' 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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuWed 10:52 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
TamanrassetWed 11:52 PM617 km383 miles333 nmEast-northeast ENE
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
OuagadougouWed 10:52 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSouth S
KoudougouWed 10:52 PM990 km615 miles535 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoWed 10:52 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 11:52 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmSoutheast SE
MarrakechWed 10:52 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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