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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 = Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 2:22:00 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: 34%

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 14:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' South, Longitude: 34° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 kilometres/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 15.2"1002.03 miWest0° 11' 40.9"13.38 miNorth1002.23 mi
24 hours11° 15' 44.4"777.17 miEast4° 39' 01.8"319.53 miNorth841.52 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaboraTue 5:22 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSouthwest SW
MwanzaTue 5:22 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorthwest NW
ArushaTue 5:22 PM272 km169 miles147 nmEast-northeast ENE
DodomaTue 5:22 PM292 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NairobiTue 5:22 PM408 km253 miles220 nmNortheast NE
KisumuTue 5:22 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
NakuruTue 5:22 PM450 km279 miles243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RuyigiTue 4:22 PM453 km282 miles245 nmWest W
MuyingaTue 4:22 PM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
RutanaTue 4:22 PM478 km297 miles258 nmWest W

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