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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 06:42:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 06:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 76° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.94 meters/second, 1493.8 km/hour, 928.2 miles/hour or 806.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 35.1"927.90 miwest0° 00' 33.9"0.65 minorth927.93 mi
24 hours15° 13' 57.2"984.25 mieast0° 57' 18.5"65.71 minorth989.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:42 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:42 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouth S
Port LouisThu 10:42 AM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 10:42 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest W
MaleThu 11:42 AM2801 km1740 miles1512 nmNorth N
VictoriaThu 10:42 AM2941 km1828 miles1588 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoThu 9:42 AM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:12 PM3093 km1922 miles1670 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 11:42 AM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmSouth S
JakartaThu 1:42 PM3612 km2244 miles1950 nmEast-northeast ENE
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