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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 00:34:00 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: 76%

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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' North, Longitude: 50° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.16 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.37 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.6"982.21 miwest0° 09' 01.1"10.33 misouth982.55 mi
24 hours11° 01' 49.3"745.23 mieast3° 52' 13.2"266.01 misouth795.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoTue 3:34 AM218 km135 miles118 nmSouthwest SW
Al MukallaTue 3:34 AM299 km186 miles161 nmNorthwest NW
HadibuTue 3:34 AM348 km216 miles188 nmEast E
SalalahTue 4:34 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNortheast NE
AdenTue 3:34 AM635 km394 miles343 nmWest W
BerberaTue 3:34 AM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
GalkayoTue 3:34 AM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ta'izzTue 3:34 AM751 km466 miles405 nmWest W
SanaTue 3:34 AM785 km488 miles424 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaTue 3:34 AM803 km499 miles434 nmWest-southwest WSW
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