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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 02:32:00 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 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' North, Longitude: 44° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.54 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 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' 10.8"1003.24 miwest0° 11' 21.2"13.00 misouth1003.44 mi
24 hours11° 15' 32.5"777.06 mieast4° 39' 12.3"319.73 misouth841.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuThu 5:32 AM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GalkayoThu 5:32 AM474 km295 miles256 nmNortheast NE
KismayoThu 5:32 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HargeisaThu 5:32 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
Dire DawaThu 5:32 AM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaThu 5:32 AM703 km437 miles380 nmSouthwest SW
AwasaThu 5:32 AM737 km458 miles398 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamaThu 5:32 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehThu 5:32 AM829 km515 miles447 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DikhilThu 5:32 AM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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