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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 PM399 km248 miles215 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 km591 miles514 nmNorth N
FomboniSat 6:48 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 6:48 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmNorth N
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