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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM
This phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 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° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.96 meters/second, 1504.6 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"934.68 miwest0° 03' 57.3"4.54 misouth934.49 mi
24 hours14° 07' 51.6"916.28 mieast0° 56' 51.3"65.20 misouth915.74 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 PM34 km21 miles18 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 5:54 PM241 km149 miles130 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToamasinaFri 4:54 PM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 4:54 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 5:54 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 4:54 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 7:54 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamFri 4:54 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweFri 3:54 PM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoFri 3:54 PM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmWest-southwest WSW
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