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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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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 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 59° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.98 meters/second, 1493.9 km/hour, 928.3 miles/hour or 806.7 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' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 36.0"928.05 miwest0° 00' 45.3"0.87 minorth928.09 mi
24 hours15° 12' 52.6"983.24 mieast1° 01' 44.1"70.79 minorth989.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisThu 11:52 AM266 km165 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 11:52 AM466 km289 miles251 nmWest W
AntananarivoThu 10:52 AM1317 km819 miles711 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 11:52 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaThu 1:52 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmNortheast NE
MoroniThu 10:52 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:52 PM2529 km1571 miles1365 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamThu 10:52 AM2716 km1687 miles1466 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoThu 9:52 AM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweThu 9:52 AM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmWest W
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