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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 07:42:00 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 07:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' South, Longitude: 47° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.55 meters/second, 1499.6 km/hour, 931.8 miles/hour or 809.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.53 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.9"931.48 miwest0° 03' 07.1"3.58 misouth931.33 mi
24 hours15° 20' 04.8"994.27 mieast0° 30' 56.5"35.48 misouth993.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeWed 10:42 AM63 km39 miles34 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FianarantsoaWed 10:42 AM119 km74 miles64 nmSouth S
AntananarivoWed 10:42 AM166 km103 miles89 nmNorth N
ToamasinaWed 10:42 AM336 km209 miles181 nmNortheast NE
ToliaraWed 10:42 AM495 km307 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaWed 10:42 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisWed 11:42 AM856 km532 miles462 nmEast E
MamoutzouWed 10:42 AM869 km540 miles469 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduWed 10:42 AM960 km597 miles518 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FomboniWed 10:42 AM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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