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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 = Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 2:02:00 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: 44%

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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 14:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 38' North, Longitude: 50° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.60 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.5"1005.65 miWest0° 11' 29.1"13.15 miNorth1005.72 mi
24 hours10° 55' 01.2"755.09 miEast4° 29' 06.8"308.18 miNorth814.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuWed 5:02 PM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoWed 5:02 PM755 km469 miles408 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaWed 6:02 PM807 km502 miles436 nmSoutheast SE
KismayoWed 5:02 PM882 km548 miles476 nmWest W
DjiboutiWed 5:02 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenWed 5:02 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamWed 5:02 PM1484 km922 miles802 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiWed 5:02 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmWest W
MoroniWed 5:02 PM1575 km979 miles850 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaWed 5:02 PM1590 km988 miles859 nmNorthwest NW

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