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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 21:52:00 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 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' North, Longitude: 37° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.50 meters/second, 1528.2 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.8"949.31 miwest0° 04' 40.5"5.36 misouth949.55 mi
24 hours11° 30' 12.7"752.34 mieast2° 16' 13.0"156.13 misouth773.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanSat 12:52 AM90 km56 miles49 nmNorthwest NW
JeddahSat 12:52 AM308 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakkahSat 12:52 AM338 km210 miles183 nmNortheast NE
KerenSat 12:52 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth S
KassalaSat 12:52 AM424 km263 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraSat 12:52 AM427 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneySat 12:52 AM451 km280 miles244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MendeferaSat 12:52 AM471 km293 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Khamis MushaitSat 12:52 AM526 km327 miles284 nmEast E
MedinaSat 12:52 AM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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