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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 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 57' South
Longitude: 71° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.43 meters/second, 1499.1 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.53 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.0"931.29 miwest0° 01' 49.8"2.10 minorth931.39 mi
24 hours13° 50' 45.5"894.60 mieast1° 20' 09.3"91.91 minorth903.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 4:48 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 6:48 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSat 4:48 PM1705 km1060 miles921 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 5:48 PM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSat 4:48 PM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 3:48 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmWest W
MaleSat 5:48 PM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 5:48 PM3155 km1960 miles1703 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:18 PM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 3:48 PM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmWest-northwest WNW
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