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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- 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: . 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||47° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.02 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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 21.6"||15.47 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||north||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 36.8"||928.13 mi||west||0° 00' 53.5"||1.02 mi||north||928.17 mi|
|24 hours||15° 12' 04.6"||982.45 mi||east||1° 04' 49.9"||74.34 mi||north||988.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fianarantsoa||Thu 11:42 AM||110 km||68 miles||59 nm|| SW|
|Antsirabe||Thu 11:42 AM||150 km||93 miles||81 nm|| NW|
|Antananarivo||Thu 11:42 AM||224 km||139 miles||121 nm|| NNW|
|Toamasina||Thu 11:42 AM||340 km||211 miles||183 nm|| NNE|
|Toliara||Thu 11:42 AM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm|| WSW|
|Mahajanga||Thu 11:42 AM||598 km||372 miles||323 nm|| NNW|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 12:42 PM||780 km||484 miles||421 nm|| E|
|Mamoutzou||Thu 11:42 AM||944 km||586 miles||509 nm|| NNW|
|Port Louis||Thu 12:42 PM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm|| E|
|Moroni||Thu 11:42 AM||1135 km||705 miles||613 nm|| NNW|
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