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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 11:10:00 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: 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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
PembaSat 1:10 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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

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