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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 09:42:00 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: 1%

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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 18° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.24 meters/second, 1498.5 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.3"930.78 miwest0° 02' 48.5"3.22 misouth930.65 mi
24 hours15° 20' 41.5"994.28 mieast0° 23' 14.6"26.65 misouth993.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Wed 11:42 AM273 km169 miles147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rundu *Wed 11:42 AM314 km195 miles170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziWed 11:42 AM351 km218 miles190 nmEast-southeast ESE
Swakopmund *Wed 11:42 AM479 km298 miles259 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Wed 11:42 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
MaunWed 11:42 AM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
MenongueWed 10:42 AM651 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
TsabongWed 11:42 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonguWed 11:42 AM757 km470 miles409 nmNortheast NE
LubangoWed 10:42 AM815 km507 miles440 nmNorthwest NW
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