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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: 47%
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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 58' South
Longitude: 77° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.39 meters/second, 1499.0 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.52 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.2"931.20 miwest0° 01' 46.6"2.04 minorth931.29 mi
24 hours13° 51' 14.1"895.04 mieast1° 18' 55.3"90.49 minorth903.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 6:24 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 5:24 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 4:24 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 4:24 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmWest W
MaleSat 5:24 PM2816 km1750 miles1521 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 4:24 PM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 5:54 PM3090 km1920 miles1669 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 3:24 PM3155 km1960 miles1703 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 5:24 PM3218 km1999 miles1737 nmSouth S
JakartaSat 7:24 PM3549 km2206 miles1917 nmEast-northeast ENE
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