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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 56%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 53' ||North|
|Longitude: ||47° 26' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.52 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.2"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 11.0"||1003.27 mi||west||0° 11' 20.8"||13.00 mi||south||1003.46 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 22.6"||776.89 mi||east||4° 39' 05.6"||319.62 mi||south||841.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mogadishu||Thu 5:18 AM||309 km||192 miles||167 nm|| SW|
|Galkayo||Thu 5:18 AM||320 km||199 miles||173 nm|| N|
|Kismayo||Thu 5:18 AM||718 km||446 miles||388 nm|| SW|
|Hargeisa||Thu 5:18 AM||731 km||454 miles||395 nm|| NNW|
|Bosaso||Thu 5:18 AM||842 km||523 miles||455 nm|| NNE|
|Dire Dawa||Thu 5:18 AM||883 km||548 miles||477 nm|| NW|
|Ali Sabieh||Thu 5:18 AM||959 km||596 miles||518 nm|| NNW|
|Djibouti||Thu 5:18 AM||975 km||606 miles||527 nm|| NNW|
|Garissa||Thu 5:18 AM||990 km||615 miles||535 nm|| WSW|
|Tadjoura||Thu 5:18 AM||1008 km||627 miles||545 nm|| NNW|
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