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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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 13:32:00 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: 33%

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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 13:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 07' South, Longitude: 46° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"1001.77 miwest0° 11' 40.8"13.38 minorth1001.98 mi
24 hours11° 16' 42.1"778.12 mieast4° 39' 11.0"319.71 minorth842.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoTue 4:32 PM597 km371 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuTue 4:32 PM692 km430 miles373 nmNorth N
MombasaTue 4:32 PM747 km464 miles403 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityTue 4:32 PM830 km516 miles448 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamTue 4:32 PM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarissaTue 4:32 PM854 km531 miles461 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniTue 4:32 PM906 km563 miles489 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduTue 4:32 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FomboniTue 4:32 PM949 km590 miles512 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouTue 4:32 PM966 km600 miles522 nmSouth S
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