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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 03:46:00 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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' North, Longitude: 15° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.35 meters/second, 1603.2 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 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' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.7"996.08 miwest0° 10' 29.0"12.01 misouth996.37 mi
24 hours11° 03' 32.6"757.58 mieast4° 22' 47.9"300.97 misouth818.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoundouWed 4:46 AM105 km65 miles57 nmNortheast NE
NgaoundéréWed 4:46 AM206 km128 miles111 nmWest-southwest WSW
BozoumWed 4:46 AM218 km135 miles118 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarouaWed 4:46 AM257 km160 miles139 nmNorthwest NW
MarouaWed 4:46 AM310 km193 miles167 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SarhWed 4:46 AM361 km224 miles195 nmEast-northeast ENE
BerbératiWed 4:46 AM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth S
BertouaWed 4:46 AM418 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kaga-BandoroWed 4:46 AM439 km273 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
JalingoWed 4:46 AM448 km278 miles242 nmWest-northwest WNW

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