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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 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 18° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.71 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"940.85 miwest0° 02' 28.9"2.85 misouth940.98 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.9"756.31 mieast1° 25' 39.9"98.22 misouth766.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraThu 11:22 PM638 km396 miles344 nmNortheast NE
NdjamenaThu 11:22 PM995 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoThu 11:22 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliThu 11:22 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumFri 1:22 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlexandriaFri 12:22 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNortheast NE
CairoFri 12:22 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNortheast NE
AbujaThu 11:22 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSouthwest SW
VallettaThu 11:22 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiThu 11:22 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmSouth S
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