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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 Saturday, December 15, 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 78° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.38 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.9"951.34 miwest0° 07' 39.6"8.78 minorth951.71 mi
24 hours13° 43' 51.4"906.57 mieast3° 30' 50.3"241.61 minorth946.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 2:42 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 12:42 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSat 1:42 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 12:42 PM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 1:42 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 2:12 PM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 12:42 PM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSat 11:42 AM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmWest W
BengaluruSat 2:12 PM3355 km2085 miles1812 nmNorth N
JakartaSat 3:42 PM3368 km2093 miles1818 nmEast-northeast ENE
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