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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 10:08:00 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 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' South, Longitude: 12° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.18 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 50.4"930.64 miwest0° 02' 44.4"3.14 misouth930.51 mi
24 hours15° 20' 47.7"994.26 mieast0° 21' 34.4"24.74 misouth993.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Wed 12:08 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Wed 12:08 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Wed 12:08 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoWed 11:08 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Wed 12:08 PM836 km520 miles452 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueWed 11:08 AM865 km537 miles467 nmNortheast NE
HuamboWed 11:08 AM931 km579 miles503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziWed 12:08 PM980 km609 miles529 nmEast E
LuandaWed 11:08 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmNorth N
GaboroneWed 12:08 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmEast-southeast ESE

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