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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: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 81° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.66 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 26' 04.3"940.73 miwest0° 04' 56.3"5.66 minorth940.99 mi
24 hours13° 16' 27.4"865.16 mieast2° 29' 05.2"170.90 minorth888.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 7:06 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 6:06 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 5:06 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 5:06 PM2737 km1700 miles1478 nmWest W
MaleSun 6:06 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 6:36 PM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmNorth N
JakartaSun 8:06 PM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaSun 5:06 PM3287 km2043 miles1775 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurSun 9:06 PM3337 km2074 miles1802 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 9:06 PM3350 km2081 miles1809 nmNortheast NE
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