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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 03:58:00 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 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 06' South, Longitude: 34° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 20.4"1004.33 miwest0° 11' 52.3"13.59 misouth1004.39 mi
24 hours11° 42' 18.6"809.51 mieast4° 45' 26.4"326.88 misouth871.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisumuFri 6:58 AM111 km69 miles60 nmNorth N
NakuruFri 6:58 AM171 km107 miles93 nmEast-northeast ENE
NairobiFri 6:58 AM231 km143 miles125 nmEast E
MbaleFri 6:58 AM249 km155 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaFri 6:58 AM259 km161 miles140 nmSouthwest SW
EntebbeFri 6:58 AM285 km177 miles154 nmWest-northwest WNW
KampalaFri 6:58 AM288 km179 miles155 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArushaFri 6:58 AM330 km205 miles178 nmSoutheast SE
LiraFri 6:58 AM424 km263 miles229 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbararaFri 6:58 AM459 km285 miles248 nmWest W

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