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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 Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 14:48:00 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: 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
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 PM1543 km958 miles833 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 PM2895 km1799 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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