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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 03:34:00 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: 82%

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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' North, Longitude: 3° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.56 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.2"969.64 miwest0° 07' 36.2"8.71 misouth969.97 mi
24 hours11° 07' 34.2"742.39 mieast3° 21' 27.8"230.83 misouth782.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuMon 3:34 AM189 km118 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OuahigouyaMon 3:34 AM251 km156 miles136 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaMon 3:34 AM364 km226 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouMon 3:34 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouMon 3:34 AM416 km258 miles224 nmSoutheast SE
DoriMon 3:34 AM442 km275 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bobo-DioulassoMon 3:34 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth S
SikassoMon 3:34 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoMon 3:34 AM530 km329 miles286 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fada N'gourmaMon 3:34 AM585 km363 miles316 nmSoutheast SE

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