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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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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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 13' North, Longitude: 35° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.09 meters/second, 1602.3 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.9"995.50 miwest0° 10' 25.2"11.93 misouth995.79 mi
24 hours11° 03' 09.1"756.69 mieast4° 21' 31.9"299.52 misouth816.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NekemteWed 5:24 AM177 km110 miles96 nmEast-northeast ENE
JimmaWed 5:24 AM191 km118 miles103 nmEast-southeast ESE
Arba MinchWed 5:24 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSoutheast SE
AwasaWed 5:24 AM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addis AbabaWed 5:24 AM401 km249 miles217 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalakalWed 5:24 AM414 km257 miles224 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bahir DarWed 5:24 AM443 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamaWed 5:24 AM450 km280 miles243 nmEast E
Debre BerhanWed 5:24 AM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
GondarWed 5:24 AM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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