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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 2:14:00 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 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' North, Longitude: 37° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.05 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.6 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"995.43 miWest0° 10' 24.7"11.93 miSouth995.72 mi
24 hours11° 03' 06.4"756.58 miEast4° 21' 22.5"299.34 miSouth816.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JimmaWed 5:14 AM108 km67 miles58 nmSouthwest SW
NekemteWed 5:14 AM150 km93 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaWed 5:14 AM151 km94 miles82 nmNortheast NE
AwasaWed 5:14 AM163 km101 miles88 nmSoutheast SE
AdamaWed 5:14 AM185 km115 miles100 nmEast E
Arba MinchWed 5:14 AM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth S
Debre BerhanWed 5:14 AM264 km164 miles142 nmNortheast NE
Bahir DarWed 5:14 AM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth N
DessieWed 5:14 AM389 km241 miles210 nmNortheast NE
LalibelaWed 5:14 AM447 km278 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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