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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 2:52:00 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 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' North, Longitude: 38° 17' 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' 24.3"1005.65 miWest0° 11' 28.2"13.14 miNorth1005.72 mi
24 hours10° 54' 31.1"754.49 miEast4° 28' 35.0"307.58 miNorth813.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaWed 5:52 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSoutheast SE
NakuruWed 5:52 PM275 km171 miles148 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiWed 5:52 PM281 km175 miles152 nmSouthwest SW
MbaleWed 5:52 PM459 km285 miles248 nmWest W
KismayoWed 5:52 PM490 km305 miles265 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArushaWed 5:52 PM495 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MombasaWed 5:52 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Arba MinchWed 5:52 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth N
LiraWed 5:52 PM621 km386 miles336 nmWest-northwest WNW
KampalaWed 5:52 PM638 km396 miles344 nmWest W

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