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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 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 08' North
Longitude: 27° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.19 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.8"995.79 miwest0° 10' 26.6"11.96 misouth996.08 mi
24 hours11° 03' 17.8"757.08 mieast4° 22' 00.9"300.10 misouth817.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WauWed 5:54 AM61 km38 miles33 nmSoutheast SE
MalakalWed 5:54 AM468 km291 miles252 nmEast-northeast ENE
JubaWed 5:54 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSoutheast SE
GuluWed 5:54 AM784 km487 miles423 nmSoutheast SE
LiraWed 5:54 AM872 km542 miles471 nmSoutheast SE
KisanganiWed 4:54 AM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumWed 5:54 AM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KampalaWed 5:54 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanguiWed 3:54 AM1089 km677 miles588 nmWest-southwest WSW
KigaliWed 4:54 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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