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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 11:10:00 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: 7%

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 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 03' South, Longitude: 42° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.23 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.7"953.23 miwest0° 07' 55.6"9.09 minorth953.61 mi
24 hours13° 38' 06.4"901.79 mieast3° 36' 09.3"247.70 minorth942.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSat 1:10 PM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
MahajangaSat 2:10 PM434 km270 miles234 nmEast-northeast ENE
FomboniSat 2:10 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouSat 2:10 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSat 2:10 PM572 km355 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirabeSat 2:10 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSoutheast SE
MutsamuduSat 2:10 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 2:10 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth N
ToamasinaSat 2:10 PM744 km463 miles402 nmEast E
BeiraSat 1:10 PM865 km537 miles467 nmWest-southwest WSW

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