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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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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 65° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.76 meters/second, 1500.4 km/hour, 932.3 miles/hour or 810.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.54 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 21' 58.9"932.01 miwest0° 03' 18.6"3.80 misouth931.85 mi
24 hours15° 19' 35.2"994.25 mieast0° 35' 43.9"40.97 misouth993.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisWed 10:26 AM803 km499 miles434 nmWest W
Saint-DenisWed 10:26 AM1016 km631 miles549 nmWest W
Diego GarciaWed 12:26 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoWed 9:26 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmWest W
VictoriaWed 10:26 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandWed 11:26 AM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniWed 9:26 AM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleWed 11:26 AM2859 km1776 miles1544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamWed 9:26 AM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisWed 11:26 AM3251 km2020 miles1756 nmSouth S
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