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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 09:36:00 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 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 35° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.06 meters/second, 1494.2 km/hour, 928.5 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' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 37.7"928.16 miwest0° 01' 02.0"1.19 minorth928.21 mi
24 hours15° 11' 11.6"981.51 mieast1° 08' 05.9"78.08 minorth988.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraThu 11:36 AM126 km78 miles68 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareThu 11:36 AM348 km216 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoThu 11:36 AM475 km295 miles256 nmWest W
ChitungwizaThu 11:36 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
HarareThu 11:36 AM560 km348 miles303 nmNorthwest NW
BlantyreThu 11:36 AM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
GweruThu 11:36 AM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoThu 11:36 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NelspruitThu 11:36 AM673 km418 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneThu 11:36 AM688 km427 miles371 nmWest-southwest WSW

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