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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 13:52:00 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 13:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 03' South, Longitude: 41° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 13.4"1001.87 miwest0° 11' 40.9"13.38 minorth1002.08 mi
24 hours11° 16' 18.8"777.74 mieast4° 39' 07.5"319.64 minorth842.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MombasaTue 4:52 PM209 km130 miles113 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityTue 4:52 PM351 km218 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamTue 4:52 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoTue 4:52 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarissaTue 4:52 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArushaTue 4:52 PM548 km340 miles296 nmWest W
NairobiTue 4:52 PM610 km379 miles329 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaTue 4:52 PM686 km426 miles370 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruTue 4:52 PM738 km458 miles398 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuTue 4:52 PM795 km494 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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