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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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Map notes

  • 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: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' South, Longitude: 31° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.90 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.1"997.29 miwest0° 11' 47.7"13.51 misouth997.20 mi
24 hours12° 22' 43.4"851.48 mieast4° 35' 48.0"315.90 misouth903.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RutanaSat 6:58 AM321 km200 miles173 nmNorthwest NW
RuyigiSat 6:58 AM343 km213 miles185 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbeyaSat 7:58 AM355 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitegaSat 6:58 AM367 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
MuyingaSat 6:58 AM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaSat 7:58 AM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BujumburaSat 6:58 AM415 km258 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSat 7:58 AM419 km260 miles226 nmEast E
NgoziSat 6:58 AM421 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
ButareSat 6:58 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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