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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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 02:08:00 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: 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 55' North, Longitude: 50° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.50 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 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' 11.4"1003.16 miwest0° 11' 20.5"12.99 misouth1003.36 mi
24 hours11° 15' 14.2"776.64 mieast4° 38' 59.8"319.49 misouth840.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoThu 5:08 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuThu 5:08 AM571 km355 miles308 nmWest-southwest WSW
BosasoThu 5:08 AM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth N
HargeisaThu 5:08 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoThu 5:08 AM967 km601 miles522 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 6:08 AM1114 km692 miles602 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenThu 5:08 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiThu 5:08 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaThu 5:08 AM1379 km857 miles744 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaThu 5:08 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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