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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 03:46:00 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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 55' North, Longitude: 4° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.98 meters/second, 1583.9 km/hour, 984.2 miles/hour or 855.3 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"984.04 miwest0° 09' 12.7"10.55 misouth984.37 mi
24 hours11° 01' 25.3"746.13 mieast3° 56' 22.9"270.77 misouth798.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SokotoTue 4:46 AM162 km101 miles88 nmNortheast NE
KandiTue 4:46 AM173 km107 miles93 nmWest-southwest WSW
NiameyTue 4:46 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorthwest NW
ParakouTue 4:46 AM339 km211 miles183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiTue 4:46 AM351 km218 miles189 nmEast-northeast ENE
NatitingouTue 4:46 AM366 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
KadunaTue 4:46 AM376 km234 miles203 nmEast-southeast ESE
DjougouTue 4:46 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
ZariaTue 4:46 AM383 km238 miles207 nmEast-southeast ESE
KaraTue 3:46 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouthwest SW

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