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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 10:42:00 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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 19° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.12 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 39.0"928.30 miwest0° 01' 12.5"1.39 minorth928.36 mi
24 hours15° 10' 02.4"980.39 mieast1° 12' 09.2"82.72 minorth987.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GhanziThu 12:42 PM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Thu 12:42 PM312 km194 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
Rundu *Thu 12:42 PM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth N
MaunThu 12:42 PM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
Swakopmund *Thu 12:42 PM553 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Thu 12:42 PM566 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
TsabongThu 12:42 PM643 km400 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MenongueThu 11:42 AM712 km442 miles385 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguThu 12:42 PM728 km453 miles393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MolepololeThu 12:42 PM731 km454 miles395 nmEast-southeast ESE

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