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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 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: 50%

Previous 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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 44° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.79 meters/second, 1504.0 km/hour, 934.6 miles/hour or 812.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.58 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.3"934.23 miwest0° 03' 50.2"4.40 misouth934.05 mi
24 hours14° 08' 09.9"916.20 mieast0° 53' 54.5"61.81 misouth915.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeFri 5:48 PM223 km138 miles120 nmEast-northeast ENE
FianarantsoaFri 5:48 PM243 km151 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoFri 5:48 PM315 km196 miles170 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToliaraFri 5:48 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaFri 5:48 PM529 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
MahajangaFri 5:48 PM543 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NampulaFri 4:48 PM848 km527 miles458 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouFri 5:48 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth N
FomboniFri 5:48 PM915 km569 miles494 nmNorth N
MutsamuduFri 5:48 PM921 km572 miles497 nmNorth N

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