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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 Friday, August 24, 2012 at 13:54:00 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: 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 km689 miles599 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 5:54 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 4:54 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 7:54 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamFri 4:54 PM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoFri 3:54 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-southwest WSW
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