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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 08:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 5° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.29 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.04 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.4"962.24 miwest0° 09' 06.0"10.43 misouth961.94 mi
24 hours14° 13' 48.3"949.27 mieast3° 09' 33.6"217.25 misouth966.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 9:34 AM850 km528 miles459 nmEast E
LuandaMon 9:34 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmNortheast NE
JamestownMon 8:34 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmWest W
Windhoek *Mon 10:34 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaMon 9:34 AM1618 km1005 miles873 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 9:34 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 8:34 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 9:34 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 9:34 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth N
YaoundéMon 9:34 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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