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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 = Thursday, December 20, 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: 54%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' North, Longitude: 49° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.70 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 59.4"1002.19 miWest0° 10' 49.2"12.39 miNorth1002.12 mi
24 hours10° 46' 06.1"741.73 miEast4° 08' 44.9"284.90 miNorth791.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoThu 5:52 PM257 km160 miles139 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuThu 5:52 PM558 km347 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
BosasoThu 5:52 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth N
HargeisaThu 5:52 PM740 km460 miles399 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaThu 5:52 PM941 km585 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenThu 5:52 PM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiThu 5:52 PM966 km600 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoThu 5:52 PM967 km601 miles522 nmSouthwest SW
Ali SabiehThu 5:52 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
HadibuThu 5:52 PM974 km605 miles526 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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