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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 12:24:00 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

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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 10° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.28 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 52.2"937.64 miwest0° 05' 06.9"5.87 minorth937.91 mi
24 hours14° 28' 46.9"944.07 mieast2° 38' 18.6"181.47 minorth968.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Fri 2:24 PM567 km352 miles306 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Fri 2:24 PM584 km363 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoFri 1:24 PM616 km383 miles333 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Fri 2:24 PM790 km491 miles426 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboFri 1:24 PM951 km591 miles513 nmNortheast NE
MenongueFri 1:24 PM960 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rundu *Fri 2:24 PM1021 km635 miles551 nmEast E
LuandaFri 1:24 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneFri 2:24 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownFri 12:24 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmWest W

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