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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 22:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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
KanoThu 11:52 PM987 km614 miles533 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaThu 11:52 PM988 km614 miles533 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyThu 11:52 PM1268 km788 miles685 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaThu 11:52 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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