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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 10:52:00 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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 11° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.76 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 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' 02.5"0.05 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.8"940.91 miWest0° 02' 31.6"2.90 miSouth941.04 mi
24 hours11° 39' 41.9"756.20 miEast1° 26' 44.7"99.45 miSouth766.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitThu 11:52 PM482 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezThu 11:52 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderThu 11:52 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauThu 11:52 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaradiThu 11:52 PM904 km561 miles488 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroThu 11:52 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaThu 11:52 PM988 km614 miles533 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KanoThu 11:52 PM988 km614 miles533 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyThu 11:52 PM1268 km788 miles685 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaThu 11:52 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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