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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 6:26:00 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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 36° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.06 meters/second, 1551.8 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.07 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 25' 40.5"963.96 miWest0° 09' 17.5"10.65 miSouth963.67 mi
24 hours14° 09' 13.1"945.64 miEast3° 15' 06.9"223.62 miSouth964.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZombaMon 8:26 AM121 km75 miles65 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreMon 8:26 AM170 km106 miles92 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweMon 8:26 AM303 km188 miles164 nmWest-northwest WNW
NampulaMon 8:26 AM310 km193 miles167 nmEast E
ChipataMon 8:26 AM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
MzuzuMon 8:26 AM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PembaMon 8:26 AM501 km311 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
BeiraMon 8:26 AM558 km347 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareMon 8:26 AM591 km367 miles319 nmSouthwest SW
KarongaMon 8:26 AM622 km386 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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