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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 = Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 11:20:00 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: 14%

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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' South, Longitude: 53° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.79 meters/second, 1565.2 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.21 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 27' 09.0"972.44 miWest0° 10' 01.7"11.49 miNorth972.85 mi
24 hours12° 42' 41.2"855.33 miEast4° 16' 05.4"293.37 miNorth910.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSun 2:20 PM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToamasinaSun 2:20 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 3:20 PM846 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSun 3:20 PM849 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSun 2:20 PM899 km559 miles486 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSun 2:20 PM922 km573 miles498 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 3:20 PM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth N
AntsirabeSun 2:20 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSun 2:20 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest W
MoroniSun 2:20 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmWest W

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