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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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:06:00 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: 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 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 17' South, Longitude: 42° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.06 meters/second, 1566.2 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.3"973.04 miwest0° 10' 04.8"11.55 minorth973.45 mi
24 hours12° 41' 00.9"853.90 mieast4° 17' 00.6"294.42 minorth909.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FomboniSun 3:06 PM164 km102 miles89 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSun 3:06 PM189 km118 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduSun 3:06 PM229 km142 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouSun 3:06 PM288 km179 miles155 nmEast E
NampulaSun 2:06 PM416 km259 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW
MahajangaSun 3:06 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamSun 3:06 PM804 km499 miles434 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoSun 3:06 PM813 km505 miles439 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeSun 3:06 PM866 km538 miles468 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Zanzibar CitySun 3:06 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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