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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 5, 2013 at 10:32:00 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: 9%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 55° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.75 meters/second, 1529.1 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 23' 48.8"949.93 miwest0° 05' 50.3"6.69 minorth950.20 mi
24 hours14° 10' 13.3"934.99 mieast2° 50' 57.6"195.92 minorth962.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisThu 2:32 PM350 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisThu 2:32 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
ToamasinaThu 1:32 PM677 km421 miles366 nmWest W
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 2:32 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoThu 1:32 PM886 km550 miles478 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeThu 1:32 PM957 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 2:32 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorth N
MoroniThu 1:32 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaThu 4:32 PM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamThu 1:32 PM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmWest-northwest WNW

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