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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 06:36:00 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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' South, Longitude: 20° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.25 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 27' 53.3"982.34 miwest0° 10' 56.8"12.54 misouth982.12 mi
24 hours13° 15' 56.7"900.92 mieast4° 05' 19.8"281.08 misouth937.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaSun 7:36 AM126 km78 miles68 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaSun 7:36 AM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth N
TshikapaSun 8:36 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth N
MalanjeSun 7:36 AM503 km313 miles272 nmWest-northwest WNW
MenongueSun 7:36 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSouthwest SW
MonguSun 8:36 AM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboSun 7:36 AM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mbuji-MayiSun 8:36 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeSun 7:36 AM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiSun 8:36 AM744 km462 miles401 nmEast E
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