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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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 23' North
Longitude: 4° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 43.1"941.11 miwest0° 02' 34.7"2.96 misouth941.25 mi
24 hours11° 39' 32.0"756.18 mieast1° 27' 54.3"100.79 misouth766.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezFri 12:22 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahFri 12:22 AM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameyFri 12:22 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiFri 12:22 AM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderFri 12:22 AM894 km555 miles483 nmSoutheast SE
KanoFri 12:22 AM1040 km646 miles562 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouThu 11:22 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaFri 12:22 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaFri 12:22 AM1485 km922 miles802 nmSoutheast SE
LagosFri 12:22 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouth S
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