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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 08:22:00 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 08:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 53° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.00 meters/second, 1494.0 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 36.4"928.03 miwest0° 00' 50.1"0.96 minorth928.07 mi
24 hours15° 12' 25.2"982.72 mieast1° 03' 31.6"72.83 minorth988.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-PaulThu 12:22 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast E
Saint-DenisThu 12:22 PM254 km158 miles137 nmEast E
Port LouisThu 12:22 PM475 km295 miles256 nmEast E
ToamasinaThu 11:22 AM486 km302 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoThu 11:22 AM616 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
FianarantsoaThu 11:22 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest W
AntsirabeThu 11:22 AM635 km394 miles343 nmWest W
MoroniThu 11:22 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaThu 12:22 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamThu 11:22 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmNorthwest NW

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