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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 14:38:00 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 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 45° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.62 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' 55.4"931.65 miwest0° 02' 04.6"2.38 minorth931.76 mi
24 hours13° 48' 33.3"892.51 mieast1° 25' 43.4"98.28 minorth902.01 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 PM158 km98 miles85 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirabeSat 5:38 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSat 5:38 PM290 km180 miles157 nmNortheast NE
ToliaraSat 5:38 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
ToamasinaSat 5:38 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaSat 5:38 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth N
MamoutzouSat 5:38 PM899 km558 miles485 nmNorth N
NampulaSat 4:38 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniSat 5:38 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduSat 5:38 PM976 km606 miles527 nmNorth N
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