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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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 14:02:00 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: 54%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 14:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' North, Longitude: 61° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.16 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.7"1002.41 miwest0° 10' 50.9"12.42 minorth1002.35 mi
24 hours10° 46' 12.4"742.03 mieast4° 09' 34.7"285.85 minorth792.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 6:02 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 7:02 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:32 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuThu 5:02 PM1808 km1124 miles976 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 8:02 PM1847 km1148 miles997 nmSoutheast SE
MaduraiThu 7:32 PM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiThu 7:32 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruThu 7:32 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenThu 5:02 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmWest-northwest WNW
PuneThu 7:32 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmNortheast NE

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