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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 02:54:00 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 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' North, Longitude: 16° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.76 meters/second, 1583.1 km/hour, 983.7 miles/hour or 854.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.4"983.55 miwest0° 09' 09.6"10.49 misouth983.88 mi
24 hours11° 01' 30.8"745.87 mieast3° 55' 16.2"269.50 misouth797.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoussoroTue 3:54 AM181 km113 miles98 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MongoTue 3:54 AM195 km121 miles105 nmEast E
NdjamenaTue 3:54 AM201 km125 miles109 nmWest W
MarouaTue 3:54 AM323 km201 miles174 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhTue 3:54 AM360 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouTue 3:54 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriTue 3:54 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest W
AbéchéTue 3:54 AM470 km292 miles254 nmEast-northeast ENE
GarouaTue 3:54 AM489 km304 miles264 nmSouthwest SW
Kaga-BandoroTue 3:54 AM612 km380 miles331 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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