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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 05:26:00 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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' South, Longitude: 50° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.41 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 25' 46.3"964.77 miwest0° 09' 22.7"10.75 misouth964.48 mi
24 hours14° 07' 02.9"943.91 mieast3° 17' 39.7"226.53 misouth963.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaMon 8:26 AM329 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToamasinaMon 8:26 AM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MahajangaMon 8:26 AM492 km306 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 8:26 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 8:26 AM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeMon 8:26 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduMon 8:26 AM755 km469 miles408 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniMon 8:26 AM816 km507 miles441 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisMon 9:26 AM828 km514 miles447 nmSoutheast SE
MoroniMon 8:26 AM890 km553 miles480 nmWest-northwest WNW

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