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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.

September Equinox 2012

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 53' South
Longitude: 43° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.64 meters/second, 1499.9 km/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.9 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' 55.7"931.77 miwest0° 02' 06.0"2.41 minorth931.88 mi
24 hours13° 48' 19.6"892.36 mieast1° 26' 17.3"98.94 minorth901.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeSat 5:48 PM434 km269 miles234 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSat 5:48 PM519 km322 miles280 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaSat 5:48 PM735 km457 miles397 nmEast-northeast ENE
NampulaSat 4:48 PM752 km468 miles406 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BeiraSat 4:48 PM862 km536 miles466 nmWest W
MamoutzouSat 5:48 PM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduSat 5:48 PM976 km607 miles527 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 5:48 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmNorth N
MaputoSat 4:48 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweSat 4:48 PM1244 km773 miles671 nmNorthwest NW
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