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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 = Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 8:52:00 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: 100%

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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 40° 39' 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"940.41 miWest0° 02' 20.1"2.68 miSouth940.53 mi
24 hours11° 40' 18.1"756.46 miEast1° 22' 15.0"94.29 miSouth765.58 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 PM140 km87 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
JeddahThu 11:52 PM197 km123 miles107 nmNorthwest NW
Khamis MushaitThu 11:52 PM325 km202 miles176 nmSoutheast SE
Port SudanThu 11:52 PM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedinaThu 11:52 PM455 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KerenThu 11:52 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraThu 11:52 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MendeferaThu 11:52 PM649 km403 miles351 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al HudaydahThu 11:52 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaThu 11:52 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSoutheast SE

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