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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 9:42:00 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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' North, Longitude: 28° 34' East

The ground speed is currently 420.63 meters/second, 1514.3 kilometres/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 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"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.2"940.61 miWest0° 02' 25.0"2.77 miSouth940.74 mi
24 hours11° 40' 03.3"756.35 miEast1° 24' 07.4"96.45 miSouth765.81 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
Kharga OasisThu 11:42 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AswanThu 11:42 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
KhartoumFri 12:42 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
KufraThu 10:42 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
Al-UbayyidFri 12:42 AM823 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanFri 12:42 AM910 km565 miles491 nmEast E
KassalaFri 12:42 AM998 km620 miles539 nmEast-southeast ESE
Siwa OasisThu 11:42 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairoThu 11:42 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JeddahFri 12:42 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmEast E

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