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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 08:42:00 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 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 63° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.39 meters/second, 1506.2 km/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 36.9"935.65 miwest0° 04' 35.5"5.26 minorth935.89 mi
24 hours14° 36' 07.4"950.29 mieast2° 27' 07.5"168.65 minorth972.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 12:42 PM15 km9 miles8 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 12:42 PM622 km386 miles336 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 12:42 PM841 km523 miles454 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 11:42 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 2:42 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 12:42 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniFri 11:42 AM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 1:42 PM2418 km1502 miles1306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleFri 1:42 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamFri 11:42 AM2978 km1851 miles1608 nmWest-northwest WNW
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