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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, December 14, 2012 at 8:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' South, Longitude: 61° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.43 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 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' 37.6"935.74 miWest0° 04' 36.9"5.29 miNorth935.98 mi
24 hours14° 35' 48.1"950.02 miEast2° 27' 38.3"169.24 miNorth971.89 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 12:52 PM251 km156 miles135 nmEast E
Port LouisFri 12:52 PM372 km231 miles201 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 12:52 PM595 km369 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 11:52 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 12:52 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaFri 2:52 PM1850 km1149 miles999 nmNortheast NE
MoroniFri 11:52 AM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 1:52 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamFri 11:52 AM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 11:52 AM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmNorthwest NW

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