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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 9:46:00 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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 48° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 418.64 meters/second, 1507.1 kilometres/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 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' 41.3"936.21 miWest0° 04' 44.7"5.44 miNorth936.45 mi
24 hours14° 34' 02.7"948.52 miEast2° 30' 23.8"172.40 miNorth971.06 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
AntananarivoFri 12:46 PM109 km68 miles59 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirabeFri 12:46 PM112 km70 miles61 nmWest W
FianarantsoaFri 12:46 PM217 km135 miles117 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaFri 12:46 PM223 km139 miles120 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaFri 12:46 PM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToliaraFri 12:46 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-PaulFri 1:46 PM763 km474 miles412 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-DenisFri 1:46 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast E
Saint-PierreFri 1:46 PM790 km491 miles427 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouFri 12:46 PM828 km515 miles447 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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