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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 04:58:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 34%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||31° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.90 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 29.9"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||south||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 55.0"||997.35 mi||west||0° 11' 47.7"||13.51 mi||south||997.26 mi|
|24 hours||12° 22' 45.5"||851.57 mi||east||4° 35' 47.2"||315.90 mi||south||904.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gitega||Sat 6:58 AM||350 km||218 miles||189 nm|| NNW|
|Muyinga||Sat 6:58 AM||386 km||240 miles||208 nm|| NNW|
|Bujumbura||Sat 6:58 AM||395 km||245 miles||213 nm|| NW|
|Mwanza||Sat 7:58 AM||414 km||257 miles||224 nm|| NNE|
|Butare||Sat 6:58 AM||439 km||273 miles||237 nm|| NNW|
|Dodoma||Sat 7:58 AM||449 km||279 miles||242 nm|| E|
|Kigali||Sat 6:58 AM||489 km||304 miles||264 nm|| NNW|
|Gitarama||Sat 6:58 AM||489 km||304 miles||264 nm|| NNW|
|Bukavu||Sat 6:58 AM||503 km||313 miles||272 nm|| NW|
|Arusha||Sat 7:58 AM||627 km||390 miles||339 nm|| ENE|
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