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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 2:08:00 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 16' North, Longitude: 39° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.03 meters/second, 1602.1 km/hour, 995.5 miles/hour or 865.1 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' 27.9"995.39 miWest0° 10' 24.4"11.92 miSouth995.68 mi
24 hours11° 03' 04.9"756.52 miEast4° 21' 16.8"299.24 miSouth816.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamaWed 5:08 AM38 km23 miles20 nmNortheast NE
Addis AbabaWed 5:08 AM90 km56 miles49 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AwasaWed 5:08 AM149 km93 miles80 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Debre BerhanWed 5:08 AM165 km102 miles89 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GobaWed 5:08 AM171 km106 miles92 nmSoutheast SE
JimmaWed 5:08 AM256 km159 miles138 nmWest-southwest WSW
NekemteWed 5:08 AM293 km182 miles158 nmWest-northwest WNW
Arba MinchWed 5:08 AM299 km186 miles161 nmSouthwest SW
DessieWed 5:08 AM323 km201 miles175 nmNorth N
Dire DawaWed 5:08 AM340 km211 miles184 nmEast-northeast ENE

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