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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 13:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 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
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.

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-DenisSat 5:40 PM434 km270 miles235 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 4:40 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 5:40 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 4:40 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 7:40 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 6:40 PM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamSat 4:40 PM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoSat 3:40 PM2814 km1748 miles1519 nmWest-southwest WSW

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