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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 66%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 16' ||North|
|Longitude: ||38° 48' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.04 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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.4"||16.59 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||south||16.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 27.9"||995.46 mi||west||0° 10' 24.5"||11.92 mi||south||995.75 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 05.1"||756.58 mi||east||4° 21' 18.0"||299.28 mi||south||816.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adama||Wed 5:08 AM||60 km||37 miles||33 nm|| ENE|
|Addis Ababa||Wed 5:08 AM||84 km||52 miles||45 nm|| N|
|Dire Dawa||Wed 5:08 AM||367 km||228 miles||198 nm|| ENE|
|Ali Sabieh||Wed 5:08 AM||535 km||332 miles||289 nm|| NE|
|Mek'ele||Wed 5:08 AM||584 km||363 miles||315 nm|| N|
|Tadjoura||Wed 5:08 AM||593 km||369 miles||320 nm|| NE|
|Hargeisa||Wed 5:08 AM||596 km||371 miles||322 nm|| ENE|
|Djibouti||Wed 5:08 AM||602 km||374 miles||325 nm|| NE|
|Assab||Wed 5:08 AM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm|| NE|
|Asmara||Wed 5:08 AM||783 km||486 miles||423 nm|| N|
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