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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 03:22:00 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 03:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 59' South, Longitude: 43° 28' 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' 21.9"1004.40 miwest0° 11' 51.9"13.59 misouth1004.46 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.5"808.61 mieast4° 45' 27.7"326.91 misouth870.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoFri 6:22 AM124 km77 miles67 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuFri 6:22 AM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarissaFri 6:22 AM430 km267 miles232 nmWest W
MombasaFri 6:22 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiFri 6:22 AM741 km460 miles400 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityFri 6:22 AM744 km462 miles402 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 6:22 AM795 km494 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruFri 6:22 AM826 km513 miles446 nmWest W
GalkayoFri 6:22 AM964 km599 miles520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DodomaFri 6:22 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmSouthwest SW

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