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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:42:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 55%

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 03:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 37' North, Longitude: 27° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.64 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 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"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.3"1003.46 miWest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 miSouth1003.65 mi
24 hours11° 16' 27.1"778.30 miEast4° 39' 47.3"320.40 miSouth842.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YambioThu 6:42 AM157 km98 miles85 nmNortheast NE
OboThu 4:42 AM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KisanganiThu 5:42 AM418 km260 miles226 nmSouthwest SW
WauThu 6:42 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth N
JubaThu 6:42 AM491 km305 miles265 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuluThu 6:42 AM557 km346 miles301 nmEast E
MbararaThu 6:42 AM595 km369 miles321 nmSoutheast SE
GomaThu 5:42 AM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RuhengeriThu 5:42 AM620 km385 miles335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LiraThu 6:42 AM635 km395 miles343 nmEast-southeast ESE

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