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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 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 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° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.67 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' 04.5"940.81 miwest0° 04' 56.4"5.67 minorth941.06 mi
24 hours13° 16' 25.8"865.19 mieast2° 29' 08.1"170.96 minorth888.17 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 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 6:06 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 5:06 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 5:06 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmWest W
MaleSun 6:06 PM2766 km1718 miles1493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 6:36 PM2933 km1822 miles1583 nmNorth N
JakartaSun 8:06 PM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaSun 5:06 PM3262 km2027 miles1761 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurSun 9:06 PM3356 km2086 miles1812 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 9:06 PM3371 km2095 miles1820 nmNortheast NE
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