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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 10:22:00 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 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 18° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 420.70 meters/second, 1514.5 kilometres/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 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' 42.6"940.78 miWest0° 02' 28.8"2.84 miSouth940.91 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.1"756.26 miEast1° 25' 37.3"98.16 miSouth765.99 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
BardaïThu 11:22 PM219 km136 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
Faya-LargeauThu 11:22 PM277 km172 miles150 nmSouth S
FadaThu 11:22 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
KufraThu 11:22 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéThu 11:22 PM758 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SabhaThu 11:22 PM862 km536 miles466 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaThu 11:22 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoThu 11:22 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliThu 11:22 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumFri 1:22 AM1539 km957 miles831 nmEast-southeast ESE

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