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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 13:24:00 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: 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 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 10° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.00 meters/second, 1537.2 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.92 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.5"954.97 miwest0° 08' 09.6"9.35 minorth955.36 mi
24 hours13° 32' 53.2"897.45 mieast3° 40' 46.0"252.98 minorth940.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 2:24 PM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboSat 2:24 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Sat 3:24 PM816 km507 miles441 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MenongueSat 2:24 PM827 km514 miles446 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaSat 2:24 PM932 km579 miles503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sat 3:24 PM961 km597 miles519 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Sat 3:24 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmEast E
KinshasaSat 2:24 PM1480 km919 miles799 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 2:24 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 1:24 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmWest W

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