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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 = Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 1:24:00 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: 66%

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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 23' North, Longitude: 49° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.89 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.59 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.1"995.07 miWest0° 10' 22.4"11.88 miSouth995.36 mi
24 hours11° 02' 53.4"756.06 miEast4° 20' 35.1"298.44 miSouth816.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GaroweWed 4:24 AM138 km86 miles74 nmWest W
GalkayoWed 4:24 AM311 km194 miles168 nmSouthwest SW
BosasoWed 4:24 AM326 km202 miles176 nmNorth N
BerberaWed 4:24 AM566 km352 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
HargeisaWed 4:24 AM637 km396 miles344 nmWest-northwest WNW
HadibuWed 4:24 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNortheast NE
Al MukallaWed 4:24 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth N
AdenWed 4:24 AM709 km440 miles383 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiWed 4:24 AM804 km500 miles434 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehWed 4:24 AM830 km515 miles448 nmWest-northwest WNW

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