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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 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 4° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.3 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"941.04 miwest0° 02' 34.6"2.95 misouth941.18 mi
24 hours11° 39' 32.5"756.13 mieast1° 27' 51.9"100.73 misouth766.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 12:22 AM365 km227 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
AgadezFri 12:22 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahFri 12:22 AM779 km484 miles421 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameyFri 12:22 AM797 km495 miles431 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiFri 12:22 AM815 km507 miles440 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriThu 11:22 PM845 km525 miles456 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderFri 12:22 AM877 km545 miles474 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaThu 11:22 PM1016 km631 miles548 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 12:22 AM1027 km638 miles555 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouThu 11:22 PM1088 km676 miles587 nmSouthwest SW
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