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.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 02:34:00 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%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.54 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 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' 10.8"||1003.32 mi||west||0° 11' 21.3"||13.00 mi||south||1003.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 35.0"||777.17 mi||east||4° 39' 13.9"||319.78 mi||south||841.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mogadishu||Thu 5:34 AM||280 km||174 miles||151 nm||SE|
|Kismayo||Thu 5:34 AM||476 km||296 miles||257 nm||SSW|
|Galkayo||Thu 5:34 AM||539 km||335 miles||291 nm||NE|
|Hargeisa||Thu 5:34 AM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm||N|
|Garissa||Thu 5:34 AM||643 km||400 miles||347 nm||SW|
|Dire Dawa||Thu 5:34 AM||665 km||413 miles||359 nm||NNW|
|Adama||Thu 5:34 AM||705 km||438 miles||380 nm||NW|
|Addis Ababa||Thu 5:34 AM||782 km||486 miles||422 nm||NW|
|Ali Sabieh||Thu 5:34 AM||816 km||507 miles||441 nm||N|
|Djibouti||Thu 5:34 AM||860 km||534 miles||464 nm||N|
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