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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 Saturday, December 8, 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: 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 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' South, Longitude: 52° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.18 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.9"997.91 miwest0° 11' 49.2"13.54 misouth997.83 mi
24 hours12° 20' 03.3"848.85 mieast4° 36' 50.9"317.09 misouth902.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 7:32 AM326 km203 miles176 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuSat 6:32 AM1193 km742 miles644 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSat 6:32 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamSat 6:32 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 6:32 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSat 7:32 AM1673 km1040 miles903 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSat 7:32 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmSouth S
NairobiSat 6:32 AM1837 km1142 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSat 6:32 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 9:32 AM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmEast E

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