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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 06:26:00 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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 50° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.77 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 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' 31.1"945.40 miwest0° 06' 42.4"7.69 misouth945.12 mi
24 hours14° 55' 00.6"979.86 mieast2° 03' 19.2"141.37 misouth984.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaTue 9:26 AM120 km75 miles65 nmWest W
AntananarivoTue 9:26 AM326 km203 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeTue 9:26 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
FianarantsoaTue 9:26 AM505 km314 miles272 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaTue 9:26 AM530 km330 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisTue 10:26 AM591 km368 miles319 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirananaTue 9:26 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 10:26 AM762 km473 miles411 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouTue 9:26 AM831 km517 miles449 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduTue 9:26 AM943 km586 miles509 nmNorthwest NW
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