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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 03:32:00 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 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 01' South, Longitude: 41° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.5"1004.38 miwest0° 11' 52.0"13.59 misouth1004.44 mi
24 hours11° 41' 43.7"808.86 mieast4° 45' 27.4"326.90 misouth871.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaFri 6:32 AM168 km105 miles91 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoFri 6:32 AM182 km113 miles98 nmEast-northeast ENE
MombasaFri 6:32 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiFri 6:32 AM472 km293 miles255 nmWest W
ArushaFri 6:32 AM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruFri 6:32 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest W
MogadishuFri 6:32 AM585 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
Zanzibar CityFri 6:32 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamFri 6:32 AM671 km417 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbaleFri 6:32 AM799 km496 miles431 nmWest-northwest WNW
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