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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 11' North, Longitude: 32° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.12 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 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 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.9"995.57 miwest0° 10' 25.6"11.94 misouth995.86 mi
24 hours11° 03' 11.8"756.80 mieast4° 21' 41.2"299.70 misouth817.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalWed 5:34 AM192 km119 miles103 nmNorthwest NW
JubaWed 5:34 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NekemteWed 5:34 AM427 km265 miles231 nmEast-northeast ENE
JimmaWed 5:34 AM452 km281 miles244 nmEast E
WauWed 5:34 AM530 km329 miles286 nmWest W
KostiWed 5:34 AM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
Arba MinchWed 5:34 AM580 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuluWed 5:34 AM601 km373 miles324 nmSouth S
Al-UbayyidWed 5:34 AM619 km385 miles334 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YambioWed 5:34 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
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