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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 = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 1:40:00 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: 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 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 59° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 416.51 meters/second, 1499.4 kilometres/hour, 931.7 miles/hour or 809.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 53.0"931.42 miWest0° 01' 56.7"2.23 miNorth931.52 mi
24 hours13° 49' 44.3"893.59 miEast1° 22' 46.0"94.89 miNorth902.61 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 5:40 PM237 km147 miles128 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 5:40 PM419 km261 miles226 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-PierreSat 5:40 PM434 km269 miles234 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 5:40 PM434 km270 miles235 nmWest W
Saint-PaulSat 5:40 PM453 km281 miles245 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 4:40 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 5:40 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 4:40 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 7:40 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 6:40 PM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmSoutheast SE

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