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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 = Monday, December 17, 2012 at 1:06:00 PM.

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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: 23%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 49' South, Longitude: 40° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.86 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.51 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 28.3"990.54 miWest0° 11' 16.8"12.92 miNorth990.87 mi
24 hours11° 51' 58.0"811.12 miEast4° 36' 36.7"316.80 miNorth874.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamMon 4:06 PM279 km173 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityMon 4:06 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniMon 4:06 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSoutheast SE
PembaMon 3:06 PM460 km286 miles249 nmSouth S
FomboniMon 4:06 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
MutsamuduMon 4:06 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSoutheast SE
MombasaMon 4:06 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaMon 4:06 PM633 km393 miles342 nmWest-northwest WNW
MamoutzouMon 4:06 PM651 km405 miles352 nmSoutheast SE
NampulaMon 3:06 PM717 km446 miles387 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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