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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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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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 45° 50' 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' 37.0"928.08 miwest0° 00' 54.9"1.05 minorth928.12 mi
24 hours15° 11' 55.8"982.23 mieast1° 05' 23.0"74.96 minorth988.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaThu 11:52 AM144 km90 miles78 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirabeThu 11:52 AM169 km105 miles91 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoThu 11:52 AM281 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
ToliaraThu 11:52 AM352 km219 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
ToamasinaThu 11:52 AM482 km300 miles260 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaThu 11:52 AM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth N
MamoutzouThu 11:52 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth N
NampulaThu 10:52 AM945 km587 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduThu 11:52 AM978 km608 miles528 nmNorth N
FomboniThu 11:52 AM979 km608 miles528 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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