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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 73%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 72° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.61 meters/second, 1499.8 km/hour, 931.9 miles/hour or 809.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.53 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.6"931.69 miwest0° 02' 51.9"3.28 minorth931.84 mi
24 hours13° 48' 32.7"892.46 mieast1° 44' 35.7"119.92 minorth905.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 8:48 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 6:48 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 6:48 PM1823 km1133 miles985 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 7:48 PM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSun 6:48 PM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 5:48 PM2673 km1661 miles1443 nmWest W
MaleSun 7:48 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 7:48 PM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 8:18 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 5:48 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmWest-northwest WNW
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