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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: 48%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 45° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.62 meters/second, 1499.8 km/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.8 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' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.4"931.66 miwest0° 02' 04.7"2.38 minorth931.77 mi
24 hours13° 48' 32.0"892.48 mieast1° 25' 46.8"98.35 minorth902.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaSat 5:38 PM184 km114 miles99 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirabeSat 5:38 PM203 km126 miles109 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSat 5:38 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNortheast NE
ToliaraSat 5:38 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaSat 5:38 PM516 km321 miles279 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaSat 5:38 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth N
MamoutzouSat 5:38 PM897 km558 miles485 nmNorth N
NampulaSat 4:38 PM913 km567 miles493 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniSat 5:38 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth N
MutsamuduSat 5:38 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth N

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