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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 = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 10:20:00 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

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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 54° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.94 meters/second, 1533.4 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.88 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.0"952.59 miWest0° 07' 50.3"8.98 miNorth952.97 mi
24 hours13° 40' 03.1"903.41 miEast3° 34' 23.1"245.67 miNorth944.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisSat 2:20 PM424 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSat 2:20 PM460 km286 miles248 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaSat 1:20 PM551 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 1:20 PM763 km474 miles412 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeSat 1:20 PM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 2:20 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoroniSat 1:20 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaSat 2:20 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamSat 1:20 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 4:20 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmEast-northeast ENE

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