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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 3:58:00 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 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 52' South, Longitude: 46° 27' 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' 59.2"997.73 miWest0° 11' 48.8"13.53 miSouth997.64 mi
24 hours12° 20' 51.4"849.64 miEast4° 36' 32.3"316.74 miSouth902.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduSat 6:58 AM733 km455 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniSat 6:58 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KismayoSat 6:58 AM748 km464 miles404 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniSat 6:58 AM771 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouSat 6:58 AM777 km483 miles420 nmSouth S
MombasaSat 6:58 AM779 km484 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSat 6:58 AM800 km497 miles432 nmWest W
Zanzibar CitySat 6:58 AM805 km500 miles435 nmWest W
MogadishuSat 6:58 AM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth N
GarissaSat 6:58 AM965 km600 miles521 nmNorthwest NW

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