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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 09:02:00 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 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 43° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.03 meters/second, 1494.1 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.8 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' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 37.1"928.09 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth928.14 mi
24 hours15° 11' 46.0"982.07 mieast1° 06' 00.1"75.67 minorth988.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraThu 12:02 PM274 km170 miles148 nmSouth S
FianarantsoaThu 12:02 PM384 km238 miles207 nmEast E
AntsirabeThu 12:02 PM392 km243 miles212 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoThu 12:02 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
MahajangaThu 12:02 PM647 km402 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaThu 12:02 PM695 km432 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
NampulaThu 11:02 AM777 km483 miles420 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraThu 11:02 AM906 km563 miles489 nmWest W
MamoutzouThu 12:02 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniThu 12:02 PM953 km592 miles515 nmNorth N

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