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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 = Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 2:48:00 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: 75%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, July 26, 2012 at 8:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' South, Longitude: 75° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.87 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.50 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.0"929.94 miWest0° 03' 04.6"3.53 miSouth929.79 mi
24 hours14° 27' 48.2"933.92 miEast0° 33' 33.9"38.49 miSouth932.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 8:48 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 6:48 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 7:48 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 6:48 PM2045 km1270 miles1104 nmWest W
MaleSat 7:48 PM2793 km1735 miles1508 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 6:48 PM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 5:48 PM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 8:18 PM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 7:48 PM3173 km1971 miles1713 nmSouth S
MoroniSat 5:48 PM3549 km2205 miles1917 nmWest-northwest WNW

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