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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 07:32:00 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 07:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 64° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.97 meters/second, 1493.9 km/hour, 928.3 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' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 35.7"927.96 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth927.99 mi
24 hours15° 13' 12.2"983.50 mieast1° 00' 25.4"69.28 minorth989.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 11:32 AM212 km132 miles115 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisThu 11:32 AM785 km488 miles424 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 11:32 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 1:32 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 10:32 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 11:32 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:32 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniThu 10:32 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 12:32 PM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamThu 10:32 AM3177 km1974 miles1715 nmWest-northwest WNW
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