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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

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

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 7, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 56' South, Longitude: 46° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.07 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"1004.43 miwest0° 11' 51.8"13.59 misouth1004.49 mi
24 hours11° 41' 12.0"808.27 mieast4° 45' 28.1"326.91 misouth870.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuFri 6:08 AM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoFri 6:08 AM484 km301 miles261 nmWest W
GarissaFri 6:08 AM805 km500 miles435 nmWest W
GalkayoFri 6:08 AM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth N
MombasaFri 6:08 AM870 km540 miles470 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 7:08 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamFri 6:08 AM1063 km660 miles574 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiFri 6:08 AM1118 km695 miles604 nmWest W
MoroniFri 6:08 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaFri 6:08 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-southwest WSW

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