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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 07:44:00 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 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' South, Longitude: 77° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.17 meters/second, 1505.4 km/hour, 935.4 miles/hour or 812.9 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' 33.3"935.16 miwest0° 04' 27.1"5.10 minorth935.39 mi
24 hours14° 37' 58.7"951.87 mieast2° 24' 07.5"165.21 minorth972.91 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 1:44 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:44 PM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 11:44 AM2074 km1288 miles1120 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 11:44 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmWest W
MaleFri 12:44 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 11:44 AM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:14 PM2975 km1849 miles1606 nmNorth N
AntananarivoFri 10:44 AM3129 km1944 miles1689 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 12:44 PM3329 km2069 miles1798 nmSouth S
JakartaFri 2:44 PM3532 km2195 miles1907 nmEast-northeast ENE

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