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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 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 13:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 60° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.51 meters/second, 1499.4 km/hour, 931.7 miles/hour or 809.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.53 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.9"931.41 miwest0° 01' 56.5"2.23 minorth931.51 mi
24 hours13° 49' 46.6"893.63 mieast1° 22' 39.8"94.77 minorth902.63 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 5:38 PM285 km177 miles154 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 5:38 PM372 km231 miles201 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSat 5:38 PM484 km301 miles262 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 4:38 PM1336 km830 miles722 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 5:38 PM1872 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaSat 7:38 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSat 4:38 PM2067 km1285 miles1116 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 6:38 PM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamSat 4:38 PM2733 km1698 miles1475 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoSat 3:38 PM2862 km1778 miles1545 nmWest-southwest WSW
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