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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: 7%

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 Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' South, Longitude: 59° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.66 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.24 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.3"974.38 miwest0° 10' 33.5"12.10 misouth974.11 mi
24 hours13° 32' 12.9"913.06 mieast3° 48' 25.4"261.77 misouth942.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisTue 1:48 PM829 km515 miles447 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisTue 1:48 PM971 km603 miles524 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaTue 1:48 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoTue 12:48 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaTue 3:48 PM1581 km983 miles854 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniTue 12:48 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmWest W
MogadishuTue 12:48 PM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamTue 12:48 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleTue 2:48 PM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmNortheast NE
DodomaTue 12:48 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-northwest WNW
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