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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 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 28' South
Longitude: 59° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.04 meters/second, 1515.8 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' 10.1"941.65 miwest0° 05' 07.3"5.87 minorth941.91 mi
24 hours13° 14' 00.2"863.23 mieast2° 33' 02.4"175.43 minorth887.22 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 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 6:38 PM425 km264 miles230 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 5:38 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 6:38 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSun 5:38 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 8:38 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSun 5:38 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 7:38 PM2700 km1677 miles1458 nmSoutheast SE
LilongweSun 4:38 PM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmWest W
MogadishuSun 5:38 PM2822 km1754 miles1524 nmNorthwest NW
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