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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 2:38:00 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: 62%

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 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 22' South, Longitude: 61° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.6 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' 00.6"0.01 miSouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.3"928.32 miWest0° 00' 30.7"0.59 miSouth928.30 mi
24 hours14° 07' 13.0"909.72 miEast0° 26' 34.6"30.48 miNorth911.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 6:38 PM270 km168 miles146 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 6:38 PM441 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSat 6:38 PM634 km394 miles343 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 5:38 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 8:38 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 6:38 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 5:38 PM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 7:38 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamSat 5:38 PM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoSat 4:38 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmWest-southwest WSW

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