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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 5:16:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' South, Longitude: 53° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.47 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.09 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 25' 47.2"964.90 miWest0° 09' 23.6"10.76 miSouth964.61 mi
24 hours14° 06' 41.2"943.62 miEast3° 18' 05.0"227.01 miSouth963.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaMon 8:16 AM510 km317 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToamasinaMon 8:16 AM548 km340 miles296 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisMon 9:16 AM710 km441 miles383 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisMon 9:16 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSoutheast SE
AntananarivoMon 8:16 AM755 km469 miles408 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirabeMon 8:16 AM861 km535 miles465 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 8:16 AM893 km555 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduMon 8:16 AM999 km621 miles539 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 8:16 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaMon 9:16 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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