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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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 21:22:00 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: 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 21:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' North, Longitude: 33° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.59 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 42.1"940.53 miwest0° 02' 23.1"2.73 misouth940.66 mi
24 hours11° 40' 09.2"756.39 mieast1° 23' 22.5"95.59 misouth765.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AswanThu 11:22 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth N
Port SudanFri 12:22 AM410 km255 miles221 nmEast-southeast ESE
KhartoumFri 12:22 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth S
LuxorThu 11:22 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNorth N
JeddahFri 12:22 AM611 km379 miles330 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kharga OasisThu 11:22 PM624 km387 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KassalaFri 12:22 AM639 km397 miles345 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakkahFri 12:22 AM676 km420 miles365 nmEast E
TeseneyFri 12:22 AM685 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KerenFri 12:22 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSoutheast SE
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