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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 = Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 6:16:00 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: 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 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 52° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.83 meters/second, 1522.2 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.76 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 31.9"945.52 miWest0° 06' 43.7"7.71 miSouth945.24 mi
24 hours14° 54' 45.0"979.68 miEast2° 03' 52.9"142.02 miSouth983.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaTue 9:16 AM373 km232 miles202 nmWest W
Saint-DenisTue 10:16 AM393 km244 miles212 nmSoutheast SE
Port LouisTue 10:16 AM525 km326 miles283 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoTue 9:16 AM575 km357 miles311 nmWest W
AntsirabeTue 9:16 AM646 km401 miles349 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniTue 9:16 AM1268 km788 miles684 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaTue 10:16 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamTue 9:16 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweTue 8:16 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest W
MaputoTue 8:16 AM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmWest-southwest WSW

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