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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 7, 2012 at 02:08:00 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: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 44' South, Longitude: 61° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.2"1004.53 miwest0° 11' 51.2"13.57 misouth1004.60 mi
24 hours11° 39' 53.2"806.80 mieast4° 45' 29.0"326.93 misouth869.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 6:08 AM786 km489 miles425 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaFri 8:08 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 7:08 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuFri 5:08 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 7:38 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisFri 6:08 AM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmSouth S
MaduraiFri 7:38 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 7:38 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 7:38 AM2225 km1383 miles1202 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisFri 6:08 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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