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 02:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 48' ||North|
|Longitude: ||41° 08' ||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:
|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' 10.6"||1003.35 mi||west||0° 11' 21.6"||13.01 mi||south||1003.55 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 42.6"||777.34 mi||east||4° 39' 19.0"||319.88 mi||south||841.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mogadishu||Thu 5:44 AM||506 km||314 miles||273 nm|| ESE|
|Adama||Thu 5:44 AM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm|| NNW|
|Addis Ababa||Thu 5:44 AM||635 km||394 miles||343 nm|| NNW|
|Dire Dawa||Thu 5:44 AM||647 km||402 miles||349 nm|| N|
|Hargeisa||Thu 5:44 AM||716 km||445 miles||386 nm|| NNE|
|Nakuru||Thu 5:44 AM||723 km||449 miles||390 nm|| SW|
|Nairobi||Thu 5:44 AM||739 km||459 miles||399 nm|| SW|
|Ali Sabieh||Thu 5:44 AM||832 km||517 miles||449 nm|| NNE|
|Mombasa||Thu 5:44 AM||883 km||548 miles||477 nm|| S|
|Djibouti||Thu 5:44 AM||890 km||553 miles||481 nm|| NNE|
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