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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 = Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 1:48:00 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: 61%

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 Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 21' South, Longitude: 73° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.17 meters/second, 1494.6 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.48 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.2"928.38 miWest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 miSouth928.35 mi
24 hours14° 07' 33.2"910.14 miEast0° 23' 46.8"27.27 miNorth911.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 7:48 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 5:48 PM1675 km1041 miles905 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 6:48 PM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 5:48 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 5:48 PM2692 km1672 miles1453 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 4:48 PM2731 km1697 miles1474 nmWest W
MaleSat 6:48 PM2824 km1754 miles1525 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 6:48 PM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 7:18 PM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 4:48 PM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmWest-northwest WNW

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