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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 07:42:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 07:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' South, Longitude: 77° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.16 meters/second, 1505.4 km/hour, 935.4 miles/hour or 812.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.59 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 22' 33.2"935.14 miwest0° 04' 26.9"5.10 minorth935.38 mi
24 hours14° 38' 02.5"951.93 mieast2° 24' 01.3"165.09 minorth972.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 1:42 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:42 PM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 11:42 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 11:42 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmWest W
MaleFri 12:42 PM2703 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 11:42 AM2954 km1835 miles1595 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:12 PM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmNorth N
AntananarivoFri 10:42 AM3179 km1975 miles1716 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 12:42 PM3338 km2074 miles1802 nmSouth S
JakartaFri 2:42 PM3486 km2166 miles1882 nmEast-northeast ENE

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