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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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 01:34:00 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: 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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 22' North, Longitude: 47° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.92 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 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' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.1"995.14 miwest0° 10' 22.7"11.89 misouth995.43 mi
24 hours11° 02' 55.9"756.16 mieast4° 20' 44.6"298.62 misouth816.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GaroweWed 4:34 AM129 km80 miles70 nmEast E
GalkayoWed 4:34 AM177 km110 miles95 nmSouth S
BerberaWed 4:34 AM342 km212 miles185 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaWed 4:34 AM381 km237 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
BosasoWed 4:34 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdenWed 4:34 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiWed 4:34 AM580 km360 miles313 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehWed 4:34 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-northwest WNW
ObockWed 4:34 AM594 km369 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaWed 4:34 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
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