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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 56%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 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° 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.6"1003.35 miwest0° 11' 21.6"13.01 misouth1003.55 mi
24 hours11° 15' 42.6"777.34 mieast4° 39' 19.0"319.88 misouth841.73 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 AM485 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarissaThu 5:44 AM498 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuThu 5:44 AM506 km314 miles273 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamaThu 5:44 AM564 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaThu 5:44 AM635 km394 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaThu 5:44 AM647 km402 miles349 nmNorth N
Debre BerhanThu 5:44 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HargeisaThu 5:44 AM716 km445 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakuruThu 5:44 AM723 km449 miles390 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiThu 5:44 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouthwest SW
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