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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 04:08:00 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 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 08' South, Longitude: 32° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 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' 19.9"1004.31 miwest0° 11' 52.4"13.60 misouth1004.37 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.0"809.75 mieast4° 45' 25.8"326.87 misouth871.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukobaFri 7:08 AM62 km38 miles33 nmWest-southwest WSW
EntebbeFri 7:08 AM133 km82 miles72 nmNorth N
KampalaFri 7:08 AM163 km101 miles88 nmNorth N
MwanzaFri 7:08 AM166 km103 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbararaFri 7:08 AM195 km121 miles105 nmWest-northwest WNW
RwamaganaFri 6:08 AM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
KigaliFri 6:08 AM268 km167 miles145 nmWest-southwest WSW
MuyingaFri 6:08 AM292 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
RuhengeriFri 6:08 AM302 km188 miles163 nmWest W
GitaramaFri 6:08 AM306 km190 miles165 nmWest-southwest WSW

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