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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 = Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM
This phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 24, 2012 at 13:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' South, Longitude: 57° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.96 meters/second, 1504.7 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.58 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.8"934.62 miWest0° 03' 57.5"4.54 miSouth934.43 mi
24 hours14° 07' 51.2"916.21 miEast0° 56' 55.1"65.26 miSouth915.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 5:54 PM56 km35 miles30 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 5:54 PM268 km166 miles145 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 5:54 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast E
ToamasinaFri 4:54 PM934 km581 miles505 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 4:54 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 5:54 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 4:54 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 7:54 PM2127 km1321 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamFri 4:54 PM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweFri 3:54 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-northwest WNW

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