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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: 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 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 59° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.04 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.70 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.0"941.57 miwest0° 05' 07.2"5.87 minorth941.84 mi
24 hours13° 14' 01.8"863.20 mieast2° 32' 59.5"175.37 minorth887.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSun 6:38 PM224 km139 miles121 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 6:38 PM412 km256 miles222 nmEast E
Saint-DenisSun 6:38 PM451 km280 miles244 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 5:38 PM1262 km784 miles681 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 6:38 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaSun 8:38 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSun 5:38 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSun 5:38 PM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 7:38 PM2682 km1667 miles1448 nmSoutheast SE
LilongweSun 4:38 PM2807 km1744 miles1515 nmWest W
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