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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 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: 60° 12' 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"927.98 miwest0° 00' 45.2"0.86 minorth928.02 mi
24 hours15° 12' 53.7"983.19 mieast1° 01' 39.8"70.70 minorth989.03 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 AM293 km182 miles158 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 11:52 AM363 km226 miles196 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisThu 11:52 AM493 km307 miles266 nmWest W
AntananarivoThu 10:52 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 11:52 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaThu 1:52 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmNortheast NE
MoroniThu 10:52 AM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:52 PM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamThu 10:52 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoThu 9:52 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmWest-southwest WSW
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