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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 03:18:00 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 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 58' South, Longitude: 44° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.06 meters/second, 1616.6 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' 22.1"1004.41 miwest0° 11' 51.9"13.59 misouth1004.47 mi
24 hours11° 41' 25.1"808.51 mieast4° 45' 27.8"326.91 misouth870.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoFri 6:18 AM221 km137 miles119 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 6:18 AM348 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarissaFri 6:18 AM537 km333 miles290 nmWest W
MombasaFri 6:18 AM630 km391 miles340 nmWest-southwest WSW
Zanzibar CityFri 6:18 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiFri 6:18 AM849 km527 miles458 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamFri 6:18 AM863 km536 miles466 nmSouthwest SW
GalkayoFri 6:18 AM918 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakuruFri 6:18 AM933 km580 miles504 nmWest W
DodomaFri 6:18 AM1124 km698 miles607 nmWest-southwest WSW

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