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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 02:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' North, Longitude: 41° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.6"1003.28 miwest0° 11' 21.6"13.01 misouth1003.47 mi
24 hours11° 15' 41.8"777.27 mieast4° 39' 18.4"319.85 misouth841.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoThu 5:44 AM477 km296 miles258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuThu 5:44 AM479 km297 miles258 nmEast-southeast ESE
AwasaThu 5:44 AM484 km301 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
Arba MinchThu 5:44 AM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarissaThu 5:44 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamaThu 5:44 AM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaThu 5:44 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth N
Addis AbabaThu 5:44 AM647 km402 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JimmaThu 5:44 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
Debre BerhanThu 5:44 AM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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