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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 14:52:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 54%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 16' ||North|
|Longitude: ||48° 56' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.9"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 59.4"||1002.25 mi||west||0° 10' 49.2"||12.39 mi||north||1002.18 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 05.9"||741.77 mi||east||4° 08' 43.8"||284.90 mi||north||791.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mogadishu||Thu 5:52 PM||535 km||333 miles||289 nm|| SW|
|Bosaso||Thu 5:52 PM||666 km||414 miles||360 nm|| N|
|Hargeisa||Thu 5:52 PM||717 km||445 miles||387 nm|| NW|
|Dire Dawa||Thu 5:52 PM||915 km||569 miles||494 nm|| WNW|
|Aden||Thu 5:52 PM||942 km||585 miles||508 nm|| NNW|
|Ali Sabieh||Thu 5:52 PM||945 km||587 miles||510 nm|| NW|
|Djibouti||Thu 5:52 PM||946 km||588 miles||511 nm|| NW|
|Tadjoura||Thu 5:52 PM||981 km||610 miles||530 nm|| NW|
|Addis Ababa||Thu 5:52 PM||1198 km||744 miles||647 nm|| WNW|
|Sana||Thu 5:52 PM||1231 km||765 miles||665 nm|| NNW|
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