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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 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° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.69 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"940.81 miwest0° 02' 28.0"2.83 misouth940.94 mi
24 hours11° 39' 53.8"756.34 mieast1° 25' 17.4"97.79 misouth766.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauThu 11:12 PM344 km214 miles186 nmSouthwest SW
FadaThu 11:12 PM364 km226 miles196 nmSouth S
KufraThu 11:12 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéThu 11:12 PM730 km454 miles394 nmSouth S
Al-FashirFri 1:12 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroThu 11:12 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoThu 11:12 PM945 km587 miles511 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaThu 11:12 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumFri 1:12 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoFri 12:12 AM1479 km919 miles798 nmNortheast NE
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