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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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' North, Longitude: 15° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.82 meters/second, 1529.4 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' 02.4"950.09 miwest0° 04' 48.8"5.52 misouth950.33 mi
24 hours11° 29' 27.5"752.11 mieast2° 19' 18.5"159.69 misouth773.75 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 AM369 km229 miles199 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroSat 12:22 AM588 km366 miles318 nmSouth S
FadaSat 12:22 AM645 km401 miles348 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaSat 12:22 AM757 km470 miles409 nmSouth S
AbéchéSat 12:22 AM780 km485 miles421 nmSoutheast SE
MongoSat 12:22 AM807 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezSat 12:22 AM851 km529 miles460 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitSat 12:22 AM883 km549 miles477 nmWest W
ZinderSat 12:22 AM918 km570 miles496 nmSouthwest SW
KanoSat 12:22 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmSouthwest SW
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