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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 = Friday, December 28, 2012 at 1:20:00 AM.

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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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 24° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.58 miWest0° 02' 45.8"3.17 miSouth941.73 mi
24 hours11° 38' 53.9"755.85 miEast1° 32' 15.2"105.76 miSouth766.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 12:20 AM387 km241 miles209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa MariaFri 12:20 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaFri 12:20 AM599 km372 miles324 nmSouth S
NouadhibouFri 1:20 AM746 km464 miles403 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 1:20 AM895 km556 miles483 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaFri 1:20 AM929 km577 miles502 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarFri 1:20 AM948 km589 miles512 nmSoutheast SE
RossoFri 1:20 AM977 km607 miles528 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsFri 1:20 AM980 km609 miles529 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulFri 1:20 AM1108 km688 miles598 nmSoutheast SE

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