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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 2:58:00 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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 54' South, Longitude: 49° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 23.1"1004.45 miWest0° 11' 51.7"13.58 miSouth1004.51 mi
24 hours11° 40' 58.7"808.02 miEast4° 45' 28.4"326.92 miSouth870.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuFri 5:58 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoFri 5:58 AM752 km467 miles406 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 6:58 AM800 km497 miles432 nmEast-southeast ESE
GalkayoFri 5:58 AM873 km542 miles471 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamFri 5:58 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniFri 5:58 AM1366 km849 miles737 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiFri 5:58 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest W
DjiboutiFri 5:58 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenFri 5:58 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaFri 5:58 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmNorthwest NW

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