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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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 40° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.66 meters/second, 1500.0 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"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 24' 56.2"931.81 miwest0° 02' 07.4"2.44 minorth931.92 mi
24 hours13° 48' 07.1"892.17 mieast1° 26' 47.8"99.52 minorth901.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraSat 5:58 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
BeiraSat 4:58 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest W
NampulaSat 4:58 PM654 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FianarantsoaSat 5:58 PM675 km419 miles364 nmEast E
AntsirabeSat 5:58 PM679 km422 miles366 nmEast E
AntananarivoSat 5:58 PM754 km469 miles407 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaSat 5:58 PM970 km603 miles524 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaputoSat 4:58 PM995 km619 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniSat 5:58 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MasvingoSat 4:58 PM1025 km637 miles553 nmWest W
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