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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 2:34:00 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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 50' South, Longitude: 55° 05' 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' 24.0"1004.49 miWest0° 11' 51.4"13.58 miSouth1004.55 mi
24 hours11° 40' 27.1"807.43 miEast4° 45' 28.8"326.92 miSouth869.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 6:34 AM422 km262 miles228 nmSouth S
MogadishuFri 5:34 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 5:34 AM1775 km1103 miles959 nmSouthwest SW
AdenFri 5:34 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamFri 5:34 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiFri 5:34 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiFri 5:34 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 8:34 AM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addis AbabaFri 5:34 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 7:34 AM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmEast-northeast ENE

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