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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 2:48:00 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: 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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 22' South, Longitude: 59° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 kilometres/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 807.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"928.31 miWest0° 00' 29.2"0.56 miSouth928.29 mi
24 hours14° 07' 08.8"909.64 miEast0° 27' 08.3"31.12 miNorth911.56 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 6:48 PM216 km134 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-PierreSat 6:48 PM380 km236 miles205 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 6:48 PM386 km240 miles209 nmWest W
Saint-PaulSat 6:48 PM403 km250 miles218 nmWest W
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 6:48 PM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSat 5:48 PM1243 km773 miles671 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 6:48 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 5:48 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 8:48 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 7:48 PM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmSoutheast SE

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