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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: 56%

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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 56' North, Longitude: 52° 17' 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
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 misouth1003.33 mi
24 hours11° 15' 07.5"776.48 mieast4° 38' 55.1"319.40 misouth840.82 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 AM622 km386 miles336 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 4:58 AM800 km497 miles432 nmWest-southwest WSW
BosasoThu 4:58 AM881 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuThu 4:58 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth N
VictoriaThu 5:58 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenThu 4:58 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiThu 4:58 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmNorthwest NW
SanaThu 4:58 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaThu 4:58 AM1597 km993 miles863 nmWest-northwest WNW
NairobiThu 4:58 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmWest-southwest WSW

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