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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, December 31, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 93%

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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 03' North, Longitude: 7° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.94 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.8"979.47 miwest0° 08' 46.1"10.05 misouth979.81 mi
24 hours11° 04' 19.0"746.12 mieast3° 46' 28.0"259.43 misouth794.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoMon 2:34 AM56 km35 miles30 nmSouthwest SW
KoutialaMon 2:34 AM254 km158 miles137 nmEast-southeast ESE
SikassoMon 2:34 AM293 km182 miles158 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoMon 2:34 AM426 km265 miles230 nmEast-southeast ESE
KorhogoMon 2:34 AM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaMon 2:34 AM576 km358 miles311 nmEast E
KoudougouMon 2:34 AM587 km365 miles317 nmEast E
NzérékoréMon 2:34 AM599 km372 miles324 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoiduMon 2:34 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
ManMon 2:34 AM625 km388 miles337 nmSouth S

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