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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 08:42:00 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
This phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 48° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.01 meters/second, 1494.1 km/hour, 928.4 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"0.02 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 36.8"928.06 miwest0° 00' 53.3"1.02 minorth928.11 mi
24 hours15° 12' 05.8"982.40 mieast1° 04' 45.9"74.25 minorth988.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaThu 11:42 AM134 km83 miles72 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeThu 11:42 AM169 km105 miles91 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoThu 11:42 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToamasinaThu 11:42 AM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToliaraThu 11:42 AM543 km338 miles293 nmWest-southwest WSW
MahajangaThu 11:42 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisThu 12:42 PM752 km467 miles406 nmEast E
MamoutzouThu 11:42 AM953 km592 miles514 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisThu 12:42 PM970 km603 miles524 nmEast E
MoroniThu 11:42 AM1148 km713 miles620 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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