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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 = Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 8:10:00 AM.

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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 56' South, Longitude: 57° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.43 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.4"1000.73 miWest0° 12' 43.8"14.58 miSouth1000.74 mi
24 hours12° 30' 58.9"864.63 miEast5° 00' 18.6"343.93 miSouth927.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:10 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuSun 11:10 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 2:10 PM1725 km1072 miles932 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoroniSun 11:10 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisSun 12:10 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmSouth S
MaleSun 1:10 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSun 12:10 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamSun 11:10 AM2060 km1280 miles1113 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 11:10 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenSun 11:10 AM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmNorthwest NW

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