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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 10:38:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' North, Longitude: 38° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.39 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.05 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miSouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.4"962.52 miWest0° 06' 46.6"7.77 miSouth962.84 mi
24 hours11° 17' 12.9"747.99 miEast3° 03' 18.2"210.05 miSouth782.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakfaSun 1:38 AM32 km20 miles17 nmEast E
KerenSun 1:38 AM104 km64 miles56 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AsmaraSun 1:38 AM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendeferaSun 1:38 AM210 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KassalaSun 1:38 AM234 km145 miles126 nmSouthwest SW
TeseneySun 1:38 AM238 km148 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
Port SudanSun 1:38 AM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mek'eleSun 1:38 AM379 km235 miles204 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GondarSun 1:38 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth S
Khamis MushaitSun 1:38 AM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-northeast ENE

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