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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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 21:22:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 21:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 45° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.40 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.2"949.08 miwest0° 04' 37.8"5.31 misouth949.32 mi
24 hours11° 30' 27.5"752.43 mieast2° 15' 11.5"154.96 misouth773.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitSat 12:22 AM260 km162 miles140 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaSat 12:22 AM421 km262 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al HudaydahSat 12:22 AM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahSat 12:22 AM608 km378 miles328 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzSat 12:22 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth S
RiyadhSat 12:22 AM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaSat 12:22 AM662 km412 miles358 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahSat 12:22 AM673 km418 miles363 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenSat 12:22 AM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
AssabSat 12:22 AM716 km445 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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