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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 03:42:00 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 03:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 03' South, Longitude: 38° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.04 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' 21.1"1004.37 miwest0° 11' 52.1"13.59 misouth1004.42 mi
24 hours11° 41' 57.1"809.11 mieast4° 45' 27.1"326.89 misouth871.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaFri 6:42 AM131 km81 miles71 nmEast-northeast ENE
NairobiFri 6:42 AM203 km126 miles110 nmWest W
NakuruFri 6:42 AM296 km184 miles160 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArushaFri 6:42 AM337 km209 miles182 nmSouthwest SW
MombasaFri 6:42 AM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KismayoFri 6:42 AM443 km275 miles239 nmEast E
MbaleFri 6:42 AM548 km340 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CityFri 6:42 AM569 km354 miles307 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamFri 6:42 AM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth S
DodomaFri 6:42 AM651 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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