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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 = Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 9:46:00 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: 24%

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 Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 87° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.47 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.68 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.4"940.24 miWest0° 05' 18.8"6.09 miSouth940.01 mi
24 hours14° 14' 47.5"929.59 miEast1° 29' 36.7"102.74 miSouth930.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 3:46 PM2099 km1304 miles1134 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 2:46 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaThu 4:46 PM2566 km1594 miles1386 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 4:46 PM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 5:46 PM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 5:46 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleThu 2:46 PM3017 km1874 miles1629 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 3:16 PM3020 km1876 miles1630 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisThu 1:46 PM3127 km1943 miles1689 nmWest W
PerthThu 5:46 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmEast-southeast ESE

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