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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 06:26:00 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: 23%

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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 55' South, Longitude: 23° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.30 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.3"982.46 miwest0° 10' 57.2"12.55 misouth982.24 mi
24 hours13° 15' 34.5"900.60 mieast4° 05' 36.2"281.39 misouth936.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaSun 7:26 AM363 km225 miles196 nmWest-southwest WSW
LucapaSun 7:26 AM380 km236 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
MonguSun 8:26 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth S
LubumbashiSun 8:26 AM483 km300 miles261 nmEast E
Mbuji-MayiSun 8:26 AM534 km332 miles288 nmNorth N
TshikapaSun 8:26 AM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitweSun 8:26 AM593 km369 miles320 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdolaSun 8:26 AM642 km399 miles347 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweSun 8:26 AM698 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueSun 7:26 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouthwest SW

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