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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 13:48:00 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 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 57° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.53 meters/second, 1499.5 km/hour, 931.7 miles/hour or 809.7 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' 53.4"931.45 miwest0° 01' 57.7"2.25 minorth931.55 mi
24 hours13° 49' 34.5"893.44 mieast1° 23' 10.4"95.36 minorth902.52 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 5:48 PM86 km54 miles47 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 5:48 PM234 km146 miles127 nmWest W
Saint-PierreSat 5:48 PM236 km147 miles128 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 5:48 PM612 km381 miles331 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaSat 4:48 PM923 km574 miles499 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSat 4:48 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 5:48 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 4:48 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 7:48 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSat 4:48 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorthwest NW
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