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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 22:12:00 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 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 21° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.69 meters/second, 1514.5 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"940.74 miwest0° 02' 27.9"2.83 misouth940.87 mi
24 hours11° 39' 54.3"756.29 mieast1° 25' 15.0"97.73 misouth765.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaThu 11:12 PM360 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
Faya-LargeauThu 11:12 PM361 km225 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
KufraThu 11:12 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéThu 11:12 PM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth S
Al-FashirFri 1:12 AM868 km539 miles468 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroThu 11:12 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSouthwest SW
MongoThu 11:12 PM954 km593 miles515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaThu 11:12 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumFri 1:12 AM1303 km809 miles703 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al JizahFri 12:12 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmNortheast NE
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