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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 10:32:00 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 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 16° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 420.72 meters/second, 1514.6 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"15.69 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"940.83 miWest0° 02' 29.8"2.86 miSouth940.96 mi
24 hours11° 39' 48.1"756.24 miEast1° 25' 59.9"98.59 miSouth766.04 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 11:32 PM117 km72 miles63 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Faya-LargeauThu 11:32 PM390 km243 miles211 nmSoutheast SE
FadaThu 11:32 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
SabhaThu 11:32 PM762 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KufraThu 11:32 PM818 km508 miles442 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbéchéThu 11:32 PM864 km537 miles466 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaThu 11:32 PM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth S
ArlitThu 11:32 PM970 km603 miles524 nmWest W
KanoThu 11:32 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliThu 11:32 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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