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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 3:32:00 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 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM1559 km969 miles842 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 AM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmEast E

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