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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 Monday, July 2, 2012 at 17:44:00 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: 98%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, July 3, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 2, 2012 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 26' South, Longitude: 79° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.10 meters/second, 1490.8 km/hour, 926.3 miles/hour or 804.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.44 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 22' 50.0"926.00 miwest0° 02' 18.5"2.65 minorth926.12 mi
24 hours14° 38' 49.2"943.14 mieast1° 36' 24.0"110.53 minorth954.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 11:44 PM1734 km1078 miles936 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:44 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouth S
Port LouisMon 9:44 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 9:44 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest W
MaleMon 10:44 PM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:14 PM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 9:44 PM3190 km1982 miles1723 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 10:44 PM3203 km1990 miles1730 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoMon 8:44 PM3345 km2078 miles1806 nmWest W
JakartaTue 12:44 AM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmEast-northeast ENE

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