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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: 90%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 20' North, Longitude: 42° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.45 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.1"953.75 miwest0° 05' 23.2"6.17 misouth954.02 mi
24 hours11° 20' 28.9"744.87 mieast2° 31' 56.2"174.15 misouth770.00 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 2:36 AM66 km41 miles36 nmEast E
SanaSun 2:36 AM398 km247 miles215 nmSoutheast SE
Al HudaydahSun 2:36 AM401 km249 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakkahSun 2:36 AM419 km261 miles226 nmNorthwest NW
JeddahSun 2:36 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
AsmaraSun 2:36 AM474 km294 miles256 nmSouthwest SW
KerenSun 2:36 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
Port SudanSun 2:36 AM535 km332 miles289 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzSun 2:36 AM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AssabSun 2:36 AM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth S
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