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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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 23:22:00 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 phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' North, Longitude: 16° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.82 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.3"950.01 miwest0° 04' 48.6"5.52 misouth950.25 mi
24 hours11° 29' 28.1"752.06 mieast2° 19' 16.3"159.63 misouth773.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauSat 12:22 AM342 km212 miles185 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroSat 12:22 AM585 km364 miles316 nmSouth S
FadaSat 12:22 AM618 km384 miles334 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaSat 12:22 AM760 km473 miles411 nmSouth S
AbéchéSat 12:22 AM761 km473 miles411 nmSoutheast SE
MongoSat 12:22 AM797 km495 miles430 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezSat 12:22 AM879 km546 miles475 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitSat 12:22 AM911 km566 miles492 nmWest W
ZinderSat 12:22 AM941 km585 miles508 nmSouthwest SW
KanoSat 12:22 AM1112 km691 miles600 nmSouthwest SW
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