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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 12:24:00 PM.

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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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' South, Longitude: 38° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.16 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.22 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.1"973.28 miWest0° 10' 06.0"11.57 miNorth973.68 mi
24 hours12° 40' 21.9"853.35 miEast4° 17' 21.7"294.83 miNorth909.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSun 2:24 PM233 km144 miles126 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PembaSun 2:24 PM242 km151 miles131 nmEast E
BlantyreSun 2:24 PM453 km281 miles245 nmSouthwest SW
LilongweSun 2:24 PM496 km308 miles268 nmWest W
MzuzuSun 2:24 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 3:24 PM566 km352 miles306 nmEast-northeast ENE
KarongaSun 2:24 PM600 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniSun 3:24 PM601 km373 miles324 nmEast E
ChipataSun 2:24 PM613 km381 miles331 nmWest W
MutsamuduSun 3:24 PM674 km419 miles364 nmEast E

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