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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 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' North, Longitude: 42° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.32 meters/second, 1549.2 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"962.37 miwest0° 06' 45.3"7.74 misouth962.68 mi
24 hours11° 17' 21.4"748.03 mieast3° 02' 50.2"209.52 misouth782.19 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 1:22 AM191 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahSun 1:22 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaSun 1:22 AM276 km171 miles149 nmEast-southeast ESE
AsmaraSun 1:22 AM366 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
KerenSun 1:22 AM398 km247 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
MendeferaSun 1:22 AM401 km249 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzSun 1:22 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AssabSun 1:22 AM416 km258 miles224 nmSouth S
Mek'eleSun 1:22 AM451 km280 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
AdenSun 1:22 AM533 km331 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
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