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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 1:44:00 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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 20' North, Longitude: 44° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.96 meters/second, 1601.8 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"995.21 miWest0° 10' 23.3"11.90 miSouth995.50 mi
24 hours11° 02' 58.4"756.27 miEast4° 20' 54.1"298.80 miSouth816.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DegehaburWed 4:44 AM147 km91 miles79 nmWest W
HargeisaWed 4:44 AM163 km101 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kebri DaharWed 4:44 AM189 km117 miles102 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BerberaWed 4:44 AM233 km145 miles126 nmNorth N
GalkayoWed 4:44 AM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dire DawaWed 4:44 AM361 km224 miles195 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehWed 4:44 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiWed 4:44 AM408 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DikhilWed 4:44 AM413 km257 miles223 nmNorthwest NW
ObockWed 4:44 AM438 km272 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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