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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 05:26:00 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: 7%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' South, Longitude: 64° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.09 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.9"946.10 miwest0° 06' 49.9"7.83 misouth945.83 mi
24 hours14° 53' 26.3"978.78 mieast2° 06' 41.2"145.23 misouth983.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Tue 9:26 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisTue 9:26 AM812 km505 miles439 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 9:26 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaTue 11:26 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaTue 9:26 AM1818 km1129 miles981 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 8:26 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest W
MoroniTue 8:26 AM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandTue 10:26 AM2502 km1554 miles1351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleTue 10:26 AM2643 km1643 miles1427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamTue 8:26 AM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmWest-northwest WNW

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