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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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 03:34:00 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: 15%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 34' South, Longitude: 77° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.09 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.11 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.8"966.27 miwest0° 09' 32.2"10.93 misouth965.98 mi
24 hours14° 02' 57.9"940.63 mieast3° 22' 18.8"231.86 misouth961.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 9:34 AM989 km615 miles534 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 8:34 AM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisMon 7:34 AM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 9:04 AM2384 km1482 miles1287 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 9:04 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisMon 7:34 AM2463 km1531 miles1330 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 9:04 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandMon 8:34 AM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmSouth S
VictoriaMon 7:34 AM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengaluruMon 9:04 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmNorth N

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