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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

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 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 56' South
Longitude: 57° 11' 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"1000.80 miwest0° 12' 43.8"14.58 misouth1000.81 mi
24 hours12° 31' 00.1"864.71 mieast5° 00' 17.9"343.94 misouth927.78 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 PM268 km167 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuSun 11:10 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 2:10 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoroniSun 11:10 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisSun 12:10 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmSouth S
MaleSun 1:10 PM1979 km1229 miles1068 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSun 12:10 PM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamSun 11:10 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 11:10 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenSun 11:10 AM2204 km1370 miles1190 nmNorthwest NW
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