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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 Wednesday, December 19, 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: 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 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 43' North, Longitude: 43° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.60 meters/second, 1618.6 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' 23.6"1005.66 miwest0° 11' 28.6"13.14 minorth1005.72 mi
24 hours10° 54' 43.0"754.73 mieast4° 28' 47.8"307.82 minorth814.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoWed 5:32 PM137 km85 miles74 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuWed 5:32 PM285 km177 miles154 nmEast-northeast ENE
GarissaWed 5:32 PM410 km255 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaWed 5:32 PM654 km406 miles353 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiWed 5:32 PM738 km458 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruWed 5:32 PM794 km494 miles429 nmWest W
GalkayoWed 5:32 PM821 km510 miles443 nmNortheast NE
AwasaWed 5:32 PM870 km541 miles470 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityWed 5:32 PM879 km546 miles474 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamWed 5:32 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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