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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 9:42:00 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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 49° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 418.62 meters/second, 1507.0 kilometres/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.61 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miNorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 40.9"936.17 miWest0° 04' 44.0"5.43 miNorth936.42 mi
24 hours14° 34' 10.6"948.64 miEast2° 30' 11.6"172.17 miNorth971.12 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaFri 12:42 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 12:42 PM185 km115 miles100 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeFri 12:42 PM212 km132 miles114 nmWest W
FianarantsoaFri 12:42 PM279 km173 miles151 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaFri 12:42 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-PaulFri 1:42 PM664 km413 miles359 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-DenisFri 1:42 PM680 km423 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToliaraFri 12:42 PM686 km426 miles370 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-PierreFri 1:42 PM693 km431 miles374 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouFri 12:42 PM872 km542 miles471 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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