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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 7:42:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 3:33 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM167 km104 miles90 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 AM870 km540 miles470 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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