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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 06:36:00 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: 6%

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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' South, Longitude: 48° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.72 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 30.3"945.28 miwest0° 06' 41.1"7.67 misouth945.01 mi
24 hours14° 55' 16.1"980.03 mieast2° 02' 45.3"140.73 misouth984.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntananarivoTue 9:36 AM95 km59 miles51 nmSouthwest SW
ToamasinaTue 9:36 AM135 km84 miles73 nmEast E
AntsirabeTue 9:36 AM210 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MahajangaTue 9:36 AM344 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
FianarantsoaTue 9:36 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirananaTue 9:36 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
MamoutzouTue 9:36 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduTue 9:36 AM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FomboniTue 9:36 AM815 km506 miles440 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisTue 10:36 AM820 km509 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE

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