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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 = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 2:18:00 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' South, Longitude: 58° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.11 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.7"1004.51 miWest0° 11' 51.3"13.57 miSouth1004.58 mi
24 hours11° 40' 06.3"807.04 miEast4° 45' 29.0"326.93 miSouth869.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 6:18 AM577 km359 miles312 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuFri 5:18 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 8:18 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 7:18 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniFri 5:18 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisFri 6:18 AM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmSouth S
AdenFri 5:18 AM2154 km1339 miles1163 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiFri 5:18 AM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 7:48 AM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisFri 6:18 AM2257 km1402 miles1218 nmSouth S

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