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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 02:14:00 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 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' North, Longitude: 26° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.59 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.9"983.17 miwest0° 09' 07.2"10.45 misouth983.50 mi
24 hours11° 01' 35.7"745.68 mieast3° 54' 24.3"268.51 misouth797.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirTue 5:14 AM211 km131 miles114 nmNorthwest NW
Al-UbayyidTue 5:14 AM410 km255 miles221 nmEast-northeast ENE
BiraoTue 3:14 AM464 km288 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
WauTue 5:14 AM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalakalTue 5:14 AM626 km389 miles338 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbéchéTue 3:14 AM652 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
KostiTue 5:14 AM669 km416 miles361 nmEast E
KhartoumTue 5:14 AM747 km464 miles403 nmEast-northeast ENE
FadaTue 3:14 AM775 km482 miles418 nmNorthwest NW
MongoTue 3:14 AM860 km534 miles464 nmWest W

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