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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 07:36:00 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: 13%

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 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 19° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.64 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.05 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.0"963.02 miwest0° 09' 11.2"10.53 misouth962.73 mi
24 hours14° 11' 44.1"947.64 mieast3° 12' 05.8"220.16 misouth965.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueMon 8:36 AM207 km129 miles112 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rundu *Mon 9:36 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouth S
LuenaMon 8:36 AM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
MonguMon 9:36 AM386 km240 miles208 nmEast E
HuamboMon 8:36 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubangoMon 8:36 AM652 km405 miles352 nmWest W
MaunMon 9:36 AM672 km418 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeMon 8:36 AM716 km445 miles386 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GhanziMon 9:36 AM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Mon 9:36 AM855 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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