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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 59%

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 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' South, Longitude: 71° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.83 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.9"941.11 miwest0° 05' 01.3"5.76 minorth941.37 mi
24 hours13° 15' 21.1"864.26 mieast2° 30' 52.6"172.95 minorth887.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 5:48 PM851 km529 miles459 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 7:48 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 5:48 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 5:48 PM1686 km1048 miles911 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 6:48 PM2107 km1310 miles1138 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSun 5:48 PM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 4:48 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmWest W
MaleSun 6:48 PM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 7:18 PM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 4:48 PM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmWest-northwest WNW
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