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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 06:16:00 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 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 38° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.12 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.6"964.09 miwest0° 09' 18.4"10.66 misouth963.80 mi
24 hours14° 08' 51.5"945.35 mieast3° 15' 32.5"224.11 misouth964.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaMon 8:16 AM53 km33 miles29 nmEast-southeast ESE
BlantyreMon 8:16 AM415 km258 miles224 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweMon 8:16 AM551 km343 miles298 nmWest W
MoroniMon 9:16 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNortheast NE
FomboniMon 9:16 AM614 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
MzuzuMon 8:16 AM648 km402 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
ChipataMon 8:16 AM679 km422 miles366 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraMon 8:16 AM681 km423 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduMon 9:16 AM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouMon 9:16 AM739 km459 miles399 nmEast-northeast ENE

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