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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 3:48:00 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 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 50' South, Longitude: 48° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.13 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 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° 29' 59.9"997.80 miWest0° 11' 48.9"13.53 miSouth997.71 mi
24 hours12° 20' 32.8"849.34 miEast4° 36' 39.5"316.87 miSouth902.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 7:48 AM741 km461 miles400 nmEast E
MutsamuduSat 6:48 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSat 6:48 AM867 km539 miles468 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniSat 6:48 AM896 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniSat 6:48 AM910 km565 miles491 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoSat 6:48 AM927 km576 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuSat 6:48 AM955 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamSat 6:48 AM1066 km663 miles576 nmWest W
NairobiSat 6:48 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSat 6:48 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmWest W

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