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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 75%
Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 14' North
Longitude: 33° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.47 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 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 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.5"982.96 miwest0° 09' 05.4"10.41 misouth983.30 mi
24 hours11° 01' 39.5"745.60 mieast3° 53' 46.7"267.81 misouth796.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalTue 4:44 AM365 km227 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumTue 4:44 AM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TeseneyTue 4:44 AM460 km286 miles248 nmNortheast NE
KassalaTue 4:44 AM468 km291 miles253 nmNortheast NE
Mek'eleTue 4:44 AM653 km406 miles353 nmEast-northeast ENE
KerenTue 4:44 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNortheast NE
Addis AbabaTue 4:44 AM667 km414 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE
AsmaraTue 4:44 AM672 km418 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamaTue 4:44 AM744 km462 miles402 nmEast-southeast ESE
WauTue 4:44 AM792 km492 miles428 nmSouthwest SW

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