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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 2:58:00 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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 22' South, Longitude: 56° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.13 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' 00.5"0.01 miSouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.3"928.30 miWest0° 00' 27.9"0.53 miSouth928.28 mi
24 hours14° 07' 04.4"909.55 miEast0° 27' 41.8"31.76 miNorth911.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-PierreSat 6:58 PM130 km81 miles70 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 6:58 PM144 km89 miles78 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisSat 6:58 PM155 km96 miles83 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-PaulSat 6:58 PM157 km97 miles85 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 6:58 PM722 km449 miles390 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaSat 5:58 PM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSat 5:58 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeSat 5:58 PM1024 km637 miles553 nmWest W
MoroniSat 5:58 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaSat 6:58 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth N

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