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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 10:46:00 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 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 18° 33' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 39.1"928.31 miwest0° 01' 13.3"1.40 minorth928.37 mi
24 hours15° 09' 58.1"980.32 mieast1° 12' 23.8"83.01 minorth987.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Thu 12:46 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziThu 12:46 PM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rundu *Thu 12:46 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Swakopmund *Thu 12:46 PM462 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Thu 12:46 PM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaunThu 12:46 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast E
MenongueThu 11:46 AM692 km430 miles373 nmNorth N
TsabongThu 12:46 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonguThu 12:46 PM786 km489 miles425 nmNortheast NE
MolepololeThu 12:46 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
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