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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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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' North, Longitude: 60° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.88 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.66 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.3"999.59 miwest0° 12' 05.4"13.85 misouth999.85 mi
24 hours11° 48' 16.2"813.23 mieast4° 57' 27.2"340.66 misouth883.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 12:28 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 1:28 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmEast E
MogadishuSat 11:28 AM1681 km1044 miles907 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenSat 11:28 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:58 PM1894 km1177 miles1022 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 2:28 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmSoutheast SE
DjiboutiSat 11:28 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatSat 12:28 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 1:58 PM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiSat 1:58 PM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmNortheast NE
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