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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: 51%
Previous 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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 28' South
Longitude: 44° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.78 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.58 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.3"934.29 miwest0° 03' 50.1"4.40 misouth934.10 mi
24 hours14° 08' 10.4"916.26 mieast0° 53' 50.9"61.75 misouth915.63 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 PM249 km155 miles135 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoFri 5:48 PM339 km210 miles183 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaFri 5:48 PM554 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
NampulaFri 4:48 PM828 km515 miles447 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouFri 5:48 PM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth N
MutsamuduFri 5:48 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 5:48 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisFri 6:48 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmEast E
Port LouisFri 6:48 PM1333 km829 miles720 nmEast E
LilongweFri 4:48 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmWest-northwest WNW
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