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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 Wednesday, December 12, 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

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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 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° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.77 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' 59.0"931.95 miwest0° 03' 18.8"3.80 misouth931.80 mi
24 hours15° 19' 34.7"994.18 mieast0° 35' 48.2"41.05 misouth993.09 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)Wed 10:26 AM224 km139 miles121 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisWed 10:26 AM831 km516 miles449 nmWest W
Saint-DenisWed 10:26 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmWest W
Diego GarciaWed 12:26 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoWed 9:26 AM1886 km1172 miles1019 nmWest W
VictoriaWed 10:26 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandWed 11:26 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniWed 9:26 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleWed 11:26 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamWed 9:26 AM3194 km1984 miles1724 nmWest-northwest WNW
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