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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 = Friday, September 21, 2012 at 1:48:00 PM.

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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: 36%

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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' South, Longitude: 43° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.01 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.51 miWest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 miSouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 18.4"930.27 miWest0° 01' 24.2"1.61 miSouth930.19 mi
24 hours14° 11' 25.1"916.40 miEast0° 05' 23.0"6.17 miNorth916.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraFri 4:48 PM260 km162 miles140 nmSouth S
FianarantsoaFri 4:48 PM374 km232 miles202 nmEast E
AntsirabeFri 4:48 PM388 km241 miles210 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoFri 4:48 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
MahajangaFri 4:48 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaFri 4:48 PM694 km431 miles375 nmEast-northeast ENE
NampulaFri 3:48 PM792 km492 miles428 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraFri 3:48 PM915 km568 miles494 nmWest W
MamoutzouFri 4:48 PM929 km577 miles501 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniFri 4:48 PM966 km600 miles522 nmNorth N

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