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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 2:58:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 34%

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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 40' South, Longitude: 60° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.28 meters/second, 1606.6 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.2"998.15 miWest0° 11' 49.7"13.55 miSouth998.07 mi
24 hours12° 19' 00.5"847.82 miEast4° 37' 14.7"317.54 miSouth901.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 6:58 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 8:58 AM1279 km795 miles690 nmEast E
Port LouisSat 6:58 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 7:58 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisSat 6:58 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuSat 5:58 AM1934 km1202 miles1045 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSat 5:58 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 5:58 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 8:28 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSat 5:58 AM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmWest W

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