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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 2:48:00 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 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM316 km196 miles171 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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