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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 2:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' South, Longitude: 57° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.08 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 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' 10.7"941.67 miWest0° 05' 08.4"5.89 miNorth941.93 mi
24 hours13° 13' 46.0"862.99 miEast2° 33' 24.8"175.85 miNorth887.07 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 6:48 PM90 km56 miles49 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSun 6:48 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSouthwest SW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 6:48 PM664 km413 miles359 nmEast E
ToamasinaSun 5:48 PM823 km512 miles445 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 5:48 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 6:48 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 5:48 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 8:48 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSun 5:48 PM2379 km1479 miles1285 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweSun 4:48 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmWest W

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