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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 23:36:00 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: 90%

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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 20' North, Longitude: 42° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.45 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.1"953.68 miwest0° 05' 23.1"6.17 misouth953.94 mi
24 hours11° 20' 29.4"744.82 mieast2° 31' 54.1"174.10 misouth769.93 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 AM37 km23 miles20 nmEast E
SanaSun 2:36 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahSun 2:36 AM395 km246 miles214 nmSouth S
MakkahSun 2:36 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorthwest NW
JeddahSun 2:36 AM486 km302 miles263 nmNorthwest NW
AsmaraSun 2:36 AM495 km308 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
KerenSun 2:36 AM505 km314 miles273 nmWest-southwest WSW
MendeferaSun 2:36 AM539 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
Ta'izzSun 2:36 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanSun 2:36 AM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-northwest WNW

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