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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 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 43° 17' 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"931.70 miwest0° 02' 06.0"2.41 minorth931.81 mi
24 hours13° 48' 21.0"892.32 mieast1° 26' 13.9"98.87 minorth901.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraSat 5:48 PM276 km171 miles149 nmSouth S
FianarantsoaSat 5:48 PM399 km248 miles216 nmEast E
AntsirabeSat 5:48 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSat 5:48 PM493 km307 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
MahajangaSat 5:48 PM654 km407 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaSat 5:48 PM709 km441 miles383 nmEast-northeast ENE
NampulaSat 4:48 PM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraSat 4:48 PM890 km553 miles481 nmWest W
MamoutzouSat 5:48 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniSat 5:48 PM953 km592 miles515 nmNorth N
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