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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 11:14:00 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 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 45° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.93 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 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' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.3"950.33 miwest0° 05' 55.4"6.79 minorth950.61 mi
24 hours14° 09' 04.1"934.07 mieast2° 52' 45.0"197.97 minorth961.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MahajangaThu 2:14 PM199 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 2:14 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeThu 2:14 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToamasinaThu 2:14 PM404 km251 miles218 nmEast-southeast ESE
FianarantsoaThu 2:14 PM471 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MamoutzouThu 2:14 PM514 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
MutsamuduThu 2:14 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FomboniThu 2:14 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniThu 2:14 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaThu 1:14 PM731 km454 miles395 nmWest-northwest WNW

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