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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 08:46:00 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 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 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 47° 16' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 36.9"928.07 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth928.11 mi
24 hours15° 12' 01.7"982.33 mieast1° 05' 00.7"74.54 minorth988.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaThu 11:46 AM65 km40 miles35 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirabeThu 11:46 AM117 km72 miles63 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoThu 11:46 AM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth N
ToamasinaThu 11:46 AM377 km235 miles204 nmNortheast NE
ToliaraThu 11:46 AM461 km286 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaThu 11:46 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisThu 12:46 PM851 km529 miles460 nmEast E
MamoutzouThu 11:46 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduThu 11:46 AM1014 km630 miles547 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisThu 12:46 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmEast E

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