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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: 55%
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 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 39' North
Longitude: 29° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.4"1003.51 miwest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 misouth1003.69 mi
24 hours11° 16' 20.0"778.20 mieast4° 39' 43.1"320.34 misouth842.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YambioThu 6:32 AM160 km100 miles87 nmNorthwest NW
JubaThu 6:32 AM268 km166 miles145 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuluThu 6:32 AM325 km202 miles175 nmEast-southeast ESE
LiraThu 6:32 AM408 km253 miles220 nmEast-southeast ESE
WauThu 6:32 AM479 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbararaThu 6:32 AM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KampalaThu 6:32 AM503 km312 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
EntebbeThu 6:32 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriThu 5:32 AM569 km354 miles307 nmSouth S
KisanganiThu 5:32 AM591 km367 miles319 nmSouthwest SW
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