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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 04:26:00 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: 14%

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 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 65° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.77 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.10 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.9"965.57 miwest0° 09' 27.9"10.85 misouth965.28 mi
24 hours14° 04' 52.0"942.16 mieast3° 20' 10.2"229.40 misouth962.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 8:26 AM584 km363 miles315 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisMon 8:26 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaMon 10:26 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisMon 8:26 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaMon 8:26 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 7:26 AM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 9:26 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 7:26 AM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandMon 9:26 AM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuMon 7:26 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmNorthwest NW
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