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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 Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 01:20:00 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: 95%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 5° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.11 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"943.95 miwest0° 03' 23.5"3.89 misouth944.12 mi
24 hours11° 31' 17.7"749.28 mieast1° 46' 24.6"121.98 misouth763.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSat 2:20 AM223 km139 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezSat 2:20 AM409 km254 miles221 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiSat 2:20 AM730 km454 miles394 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderSat 2:20 AM765 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameySat 2:20 AM808 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southwest SSW
In SalahSat 2:20 AM867 km539 miles468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DoriSat 1:20 AM894 km556 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
KanoSat 2:20 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KandiSat 2:20 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouSat 1:20 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmSouthwest SW

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