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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 14:32:00 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: 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 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 56' South, Longitude: 31° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.00 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.8"1002.08 miwest0° 11' 41.0"13.38 minorth1002.28 mi
24 hours11° 15' 32.9"776.98 mieast4° 39' 00.0"319.49 minorth841.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RuyigiTue 4:32 PM188 km117 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
MwanzaTue 5:32 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNortheast NE
MuyingaTue 4:32 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
RutanaTue 4:32 PM210 km130 miles113 nmWest W
GitegaTue 4:32 PM223 km139 miles121 nmWest-northwest WNW
NgoziTue 4:32 PM254 km158 miles137 nmWest-northwest WNW
RwamaganaTue 4:32 PM271 km168 miles146 nmNorthwest NW
ButareTue 4:32 PM279 km173 miles151 nmWest-northwest WNW
BujumburaTue 4:32 PM288 km179 miles155 nmWest-northwest WNW
KigaliTue 4:32 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorthwest NW

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