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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 66%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 23' North, Longitude: 49° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.90 meters/second, 1601.6 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.1"995.08 miwest0° 10' 22.4"11.88 misouth995.37 mi
24 hours11° 02' 53.6"756.07 mieast4° 20' 36.2"298.46 misouth816.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoWed 4:24 AM287 km179 miles155 nmSouthwest SW
BosasoWed 4:24 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth N
BerberaWed 4:24 AM539 km335 miles291 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaWed 4:24 AM608 km378 miles328 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al MukallaWed 4:24 AM681 km423 miles368 nmNorth N
HadibuWed 4:24 AM686 km426 miles370 nmNortheast NE
AdenWed 4:24 AM693 km431 miles374 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiWed 4:24 AM778 km483 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehWed 4:24 AM802 km498 miles433 nmWest-northwest WNW
TadjouraWed 4:24 AM814 km506 miles439 nmWest-northwest WNW

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