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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 1:58:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 56%

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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 56' North, Longitude: 52° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.49 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.5"1003.13 miWest0° 11' 20.2"12.98 miSouth1003.32 mi
24 hours11° 15' 06.7"776.47 miEast4° 38' 54.7"319.39 miSouth840.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoThu 4:58 AM648 km402 miles350 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 4:58 AM829 km515 miles447 nmWest-southwest WSW
BosasoThu 4:58 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuThu 4:58 AM977 km607 miles527 nmNorth N
VictoriaThu 5:58 AM1000 km622 miles540 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenThu 4:58 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiThu 4:58 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmNorthwest NW
SanaThu 4:58 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaThu 4:58 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmWest-northwest WNW
NairobiThu 4:58 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmWest-southwest WSW

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