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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 34%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 52' South, Longitude: 46° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.09 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 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' 59.1"997.79 miwest0° 11' 48.6"13.53 misouth997.70 mi
24 hours12° 20' 53.5"849.74 mieast4° 36' 31.4"316.74 misouth902.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniSat 6:58 AM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduSat 6:58 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KismayoSat 6:58 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaSat 6:58 AM750 km466 miles405 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSat 6:58 AM771 km479 miles416 nmWest W
MamoutzouSat 6:58 AM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth S
Zanzibar CitySat 6:58 AM775 km482 miles419 nmWest W
MogadishuSat 6:58 AM879 km546 miles475 nmNorth N
GarissaSat 6:58 AM942 km585 miles509 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaSat 7:58 AM1036 km644 miles559 nmEast E
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