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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 02:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 05' North, Longitude: 19° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.72 meters/second, 1583.0 km/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.7 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' 21.2"983.45 miwest0° 09' 09.0"10.48 misouth983.79 mi
24 hours11° 01' 32.1"745.82 mieast3° 55' 03.3"269.25 misouth797.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MongoTue 3:44 AM70 km44 miles38 nmWest W
AbéchéTue 3:44 AM254 km158 miles137 nmNortheast NE
SarhTue 3:44 AM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroTue 3:44 AM353 km219 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW
BiraoTue 3:44 AM426 km265 miles230 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaTue 3:44 AM465 km289 miles251 nmWest W
MoundouTue 3:44 AM527 km327 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
Kaga-BandoroTue 3:44 AM562 km349 miles303 nmSouth S
MarouaTue 3:44 AM569 km354 miles307 nmWest-southwest WSW
FadaTue 3:44 AM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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