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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 03:08:00 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 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 43' North, Longitude: 35° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 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' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.1"1003.36 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 misouth1003.55 mi
24 hours11° 16' 00.3"777.69 mieast4° 39' 30.6"320.08 misouth842.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbaleThu 6:08 AM332 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Arba MinchThu 6:08 AM336 km209 miles181 nmNortheast NE
LiraThu 6:08 AM341 km212 miles184 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluThu 6:08 AM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruThu 6:08 AM449 km279 miles242 nmSouth S
JimmaThu 6:08 AM458 km285 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JubaThu 6:08 AM461 km286 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
AwasaThu 6:08 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNortheast NE
KampalaThu 6:08 AM503 km313 miles272 nmSouthwest SW
EntebbeThu 6:08 AM534 km332 miles288 nmSouthwest SW

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