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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 01:34:00 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: 75%

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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 15' North, Longitude: 36° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.42 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.4"982.79 miwest0° 09' 04.7"10.40 misouth983.12 mi
24 hours11° 01' 40.9"745.50 mieast3° 53' 32.1"267.52 misouth796.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GondarTue 4:34 AM134 km83 miles72 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarTue 4:34 AM141 km88 miles76 nmEast-southeast ESE
LalibelaTue 4:34 AM301 km187 miles163 nmEast E
TeseneyTue 4:34 AM318 km198 miles172 nmNorth N
NekemteTue 4:34 AM351 km218 miles190 nmSouth S
KassalaTue 4:34 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth N
Mek'eleTue 4:34 AM372 km231 miles201 nmEast-northeast ENE
DessieTue 4:34 AM386 km240 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
MendeferaTue 4:34 AM400 km248 miles216 nmNortheast NE
KostiTue 4:34 AM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW

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