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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 3:48:00 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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 22' South, Longitude: 44° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.12 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 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' 00.4"0.01 miSouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.4"928.27 miWest0° 00' 20.7"0.40 miSouth928.25 mi
24 hours14° 06' 42.5"909.11 miEast0° 30' 29.1"34.96 miNorth911.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaSat 6:48 PM245 km152 miles132 nmEast E
ToliaraSat 6:48 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirabeSat 6:48 PM292 km182 miles158 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSat 6:48 PM400 km248 miles216 nmNortheast NE
ToamasinaSat 6:48 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaSat 6:48 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NampulaSat 5:48 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouSat 6:48 PM952 km592 miles514 nmNorth N
FomboniSat 6:48 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 6:48 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmNorth N

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