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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 08:32:00 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 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 50° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.01 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 36.6"928.04 miwest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 minorth928.09 mi
24 hours15° 12' 15.4"982.56 mieast1° 04' 08.8"73.54 minorth988.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaThu 11:32 AM330 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FianarantsoaThu 11:32 AM372 km231 miles201 nmWest W
AntsirabeThu 11:32 AM392 km243 miles211 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoThu 11:32 AM392 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 12:32 PM503 km312 miles271 nmEast E
Port LouisThu 12:32 PM722 km448 miles390 nmEast E
MoroniThu 11:32 AM1286 km799 miles695 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaThu 12:32 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaputoThu 10:32 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweThu 10:32 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-northwest WNW
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