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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 03:24:00 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: 74%

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 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 59' North, Longitude: 9° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.89 meters/second, 1583.6 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.6"983.83 miwest0° 09' 11.4"10.53 misouth984.17 mi
24 hours11° 01' 27.5"746.02 mieast3° 55' 54.8"270.23 misouth797.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KanoTue 4:24 AM121 km75 miles65 nmWest W
ZinderTue 4:24 AM214 km133 miles116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZariaTue 4:24 AM234 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
KadunaTue 4:24 AM288 km179 miles156 nmSouthwest SW
MaradiTue 4:24 AM322 km200 miles174 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaiduguriTue 4:24 AM384 km239 miles207 nmEast E
JalingoTue 4:24 AM390 km242 miles211 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbujaTue 4:24 AM399 km248 miles215 nmSouthwest SW
MakurdiTue 4:24 AM484 km301 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoTue 4:24 AM492 km306 miles266 nmWest-northwest WNW

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