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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 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 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° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.32 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' 31.2"962.42 miwest0° 06' 45.2"7.74 misouth962.74 mi
24 hours11° 17' 21.8"748.08 mieast3° 02' 48.7"209.50 misouth782.24 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 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahSun 1:20 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaSun 1:20 AM257 km160 miles139 nmSoutheast SE
AsmaraSun 1:20 AM387 km241 miles209 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzSun 1:20 AM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AssabSun 1:20 AM412 km256 miles223 nmSouth S
KerenSun 1:20 AM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mek'eleSun 1:20 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
AdenSun 1:20 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSoutheast SE
TadjouraSun 1:20 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSouth S
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