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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 phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 21:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 44° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.41 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.2"949.16 miwest0° 04' 37.9"5.31 misouth949.39 mi
24 hours11° 30' 26.9"752.48 mieast2° 15' 13.8"155.02 misouth773.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitSat 12:22 AM233 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaSat 12:22 AM416 km258 miles225 nmSouth S
Al HudaydahSat 12:22 AM512 km318 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahSat 12:22 AM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzSat 12:22 AM614 km381 miles331 nmSouth S
JeddahSat 12:22 AM647 km402 miles349 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiyadhSat 12:22 AM649 km403 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaSat 12:22 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
AdenSat 12:22 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
AssabSat 12:22 AM706 km439 miles381 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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