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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 5:26:00 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 05:26:00 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM568 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 8:26 AM646 km401 miles349 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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