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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, December 3, 2012 at 2:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' North, Longitude: 8° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.34 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.16 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.1"969.14 miWest0° 07' 32.6"8.64 miSouth969.47 mi
24 hours11° 07' 53.5"742.37 miEast3° 20' 07.5"229.30 miSouth782.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezMon 3:44 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth N
ZinderMon 3:44 AM197 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiMon 3:44 AM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitMon 3:44 AM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoMon 3:44 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth S
SokotoMon 3:44 AM411 km256 miles222 nmSouthwest SW
ZariaMon 3:44 AM485 km301 miles262 nmSouth S
KadunaMon 3:44 AM547 km340 miles296 nmSouth S
MaiduguriMon 3:44 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyMon 3:44 AM688 km428 miles372 nmWest-southwest WSW

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