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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 2:28:00 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 48' South, Longitude: 56° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.10 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' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.4"1004.50 miWest0° 11' 51.4"13.58 miSouth1004.56 mi
24 hours11° 40' 19.4"807.28 miEast4° 45' 28.8"326.92 miSouth869.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 6:28 AM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuFri 5:28 AM1286 km799 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 5:28 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaFri 8:28 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 7:28 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenFri 5:28 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiFri 5:28 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamFri 5:28 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisFri 6:28 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouth S
NairobiFri 5:28 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmWest W

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