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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 5:26:00 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: 33%

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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' South, Longitude: 25° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.81 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.2"997.08 miWest0° 11' 47.3"13.50 miSouth996.99 mi
24 hours12° 23' 35.9"852.34 miEast4° 35' 26.6"315.49 miSouth904.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiSat 7:26 AM178 km110 miles96 nmWest W
TshikapaSat 7:26 AM488 km303 miles263 nmWest W
LucapaSat 6:26 AM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
BujumburaSat 7:26 AM556 km346 miles300 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukavuSat 7:26 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNortheast NE
RutanaSat 7:26 AM586 km364 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE
GitegaSat 7:26 AM605 km376 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
NgoziSat 7:26 AM627 km390 miles339 nmNortheast NE
RuyigiSat 7:26 AM634 km394 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
ButareSat 7:26 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE

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