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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 03:24:00 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: 65%

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 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' North, Longitude: 20° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.28 meters/second, 1603.0 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.7"995.93 miwest0° 10' 28.0"11.99 misouth996.21 mi
24 hours11° 03' 26.0"757.34 mieast4° 22' 27.6"300.59 misouth817.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kaga-BandoroWed 4:24 AM199 km124 miles108 nmSouthwest SW
BriaWed 4:24 AM223 km139 miles120 nmSoutheast SE
BambariWed 4:24 AM253 km157 miles136 nmSouth S
SarhWed 4:24 AM278 km173 miles150 nmWest-northwest WNW
BiraoWed 4:24 AM342 km212 miles184 nmNortheast NE
BanguiWed 4:24 AM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboWed 4:24 AM488 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoWed 4:24 AM506 km315 miles273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoundouWed 4:24 AM508 km316 miles274 nmWest W
BozoumWed 4:24 AM509 km317 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
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