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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 05:36:00 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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' South, Longitude: 48° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.35 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 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' 45.3"964.63 miwest0° 09' 21.8"10.73 misouth964.34 mi
24 hours14° 07' 24.6"944.20 mieast3° 17' 14.5"226.05 misouth963.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MahajangaMon 8:36 AM243 km151 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirananaMon 8:36 AM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaMon 8:36 AM377 km234 miles203 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MamoutzouMon 8:36 AM414 km257 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 8:36 AM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduMon 8:36 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
AntsirabeMon 8:36 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FomboniMon 8:36 AM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 8:36 AM660 km410 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
NampulaMon 7:36 AM983 km611 miles531 nmWest W
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