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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 10:02:00 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 23° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 420.67 meters/second, 1514.4 kilometres/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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' 42.5"940.70 miWest0° 02' 26.8"2.81 miSouth940.83 mi
24 hours11° 39' 57.2"756.31 miEast1° 24' 52.4"97.30 miSouth765.90 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
KufraThu 11:02 PM419 km260 miles226 nmNorth N
FadaThu 11:02 PM425 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauThu 11:02 PM560 km348 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbéchéThu 11:02 PM793 km493 miles428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Siwa OasisFri 12:02 AM988 km614 miles533 nmNorth N
KhartoumFri 1:02 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoFri 12:02 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdjamenaThu 11:02 PM1306 km812 miles705 nmSouthwest SW
AlexandriaFri 12:02 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakkahFri 1:02 AM1671 km1039 miles903 nmEast E

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