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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 3:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 03:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 56' North, Longitude: 4° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.97 meters/second, 1583.9 km/hour, 984.2 miles/hour or 855.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.40 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.8"984.02 miWest0° 09' 12.6"10.55 miSouth984.36 mi
24 hours11° 01' 25.4"746.12 miEast3° 56' 20.4"270.72 miSouth798.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SokotoTue 4:44 AM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandiTue 4:44 AM220 km137 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaradiTue 4:44 AM306 km190 miles165 nmNortheast NE
KadunaTue 4:44 AM329 km204 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZariaTue 4:44 AM332 km207 miles180 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyTue 4:44 AM339 km211 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParakouTue 4:44 AM371 km230 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
KanoTue 4:44 AM408 km254 miles220 nmEast E
NatitingouTue 4:44 AM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjougouTue 4:44 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouthwest SW

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