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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 03:44:00 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: 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
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 AM407 km253 miles220 nmEast E
NatitingouTue 4:44 AM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjougouTue 4:44 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouthwest SW

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