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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 = Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 9:48:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 7%

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 Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' South, Longitude: 59° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.67 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.6 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' 46.4"974.32 miWest0° 10' 33.5"12.10 miSouth974.05 mi
24 hours13° 32' 11.5"912.98 miEast3° 48' 28.0"261.80 miSouth942.47 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 PM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Tue 1:48 PM873 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisTue 1:48 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaTue 1:48 PM1005 km625 miles543 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoTue 12:48 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaTue 3:48 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniTue 12:48 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmWest W
MogadishuTue 12:48 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamTue 12:48 PM2299 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleTue 2:48 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmNortheast NE

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