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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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 03:58:00 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: 24%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 28' South, Longitude: 58° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.06 meters/second, 1584.2 km/hour, 984.4 miles/hour or 855.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.41 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 28' 07.3"984.17 miwest0° 11' 04.5"12.69 misouth983.96 mi
24 hours13° 10' 06.5"895.75 mieast4° 09' 32.6"285.90 misouth933.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 7:58 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSun 7:58 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSun 7:58 AM1207 km750 miles651 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoSun 6:58 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaSun 9:58 AM1536 km955 miles830 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniSun 6:58 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest W
MogadishuSun 6:58 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSun 6:58 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmWest W
MaleSun 8:58 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNortheast NE
DodomaSun 6:58 AM2584 km1605 miles1395 nmWest W

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