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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 14%
Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 25' South
Longitude: 53° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.80 meters/second, 1565.3 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' 09.1"972.53 miwest0° 10' 01.8"11.49 minorth972.93 mi
24 hours12° 42' 38.9"855.35 mieast4° 16' 06.7"293.42 minorth910.68 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 PM468 km291 miles252 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToamasinaSun 2:20 PM680 km422 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 3:20 PM853 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSun 3:20 PM863 km536 miles466 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSun 2:20 PM879 km546 miles474 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSun 2:20 PM893 km555 miles482 nmWest W
AntsirabeSun 2:20 PM988 km614 miles534 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSun 2:20 PM991 km616 miles535 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 3:20 PM997 km620 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 2:20 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest W
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