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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 3, 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: 83%

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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' North, Longitude: 10° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.29 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.9"969.03 miwest0° 07' 31.8"8.63 misouth969.36 mi
24 hours11° 07' 57.3"742.37 mieast3° 19' 51.4"228.99 misouth782.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderMon 3:34 AM251 km156 miles136 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezMon 3:34 AM328 km204 miles177 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaradiMon 3:34 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoMon 3:34 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriMon 3:34 AM484 km301 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
ArlitMon 3:34 AM501 km312 miles271 nmNorthwest NW
ZariaMon 3:34 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaMon 3:34 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
SokotoMon 3:34 AM636 km395 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
KadunaMon 3:34 AM644 km400 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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