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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: 100%

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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 40° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.0"940.48 miwest0° 02' 20.2"2.68 misouth940.60 mi
24 hours11° 40' 17.8"756.51 mieast1° 22' 17.4"94.35 misouth765.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakkahThu 11:52 PM121 km75 miles65 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JeddahThu 11:52 PM170 km105 miles92 nmNorthwest NW
Khamis MushaitThu 11:52 PM345 km214 miles186 nmSoutheast SE
Port SudanThu 11:52 PM345 km214 miles186 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedinaThu 11:52 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNorth N
KerenThu 11:52 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraThu 11:52 PM590 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al HudaydahThu 11:52 PM685 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaThu 11:52 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSoutheast SE
KassalaThu 11:52 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSouthwest SW
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