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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: 98%

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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' North, Longitude: 42° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.31 meters/second, 1549.1 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.0"962.35 miwest0° 06' 45.1"7.74 misouth962.66 mi
24 hours11° 17' 22.4"748.03 mieast3° 02' 46.7"209.45 misouth782.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitSun 1:20 AM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth N
Al HudaydahSun 1:20 AM216 km134 miles117 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaSun 1:20 AM234 km145 miles126 nmSoutheast SE
Ta'izzSun 1:20 AM381 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AssabSun 1:20 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth S
AsmaraSun 1:20 AM414 km257 miles224 nmWest-southwest WSW
MendeferaSun 1:20 AM447 km278 miles241 nmWest-southwest WSW
KerenSun 1:20 AM448 km279 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mek'eleSun 1:20 AM485 km301 miles262 nmSouthwest SW
AdenSun 1:20 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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