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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.67 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
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.

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
Al-FashirFri 1:02 AM773 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéThu 11:02 PM793 km493 miles428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kharga OasisFri 12:02 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNortheast NE
KhartoumFri 1:02 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al JizahFri 12:02 AM1301 km808 miles702 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoFri 12:02 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdjamenaThu 11:02 PM1306 km812 miles705 nmSouthwest SW

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