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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 14:28:00 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: 48%

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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 48° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.60 meters/second, 1499.8 km/hour, 931.9 miles/hour or 809.8 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' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.0"931.61 miwest0° 02' 03.3"2.36 minorth931.72 mi
24 hours13° 48' 45.6"892.69 mieast1° 25' 12.9"97.70 minorth902.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaSat 5:28 PM122 km76 miles66 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeSat 5:28 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 5:28 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToamasinaSat 5:28 PM333 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToliaraSat 5:28 PM532 km330 miles287 nmWest-southwest WSW
MahajangaSat 5:28 PM603 km375 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 6:28 PM765 km476 miles413 nmEast E
MamoutzouSat 5:28 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 6:28 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast E
MoroniSat 5:28 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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