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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 2:58:00 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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' South, Longitude: 54° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.12 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 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' 11.3"941.76 miWest0° 05' 09.5"5.91 miNorth942.03 mi
24 hours13° 13' 30.0"862.77 miEast2° 33' 50.0"176.33 miNorth886.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisSun 6:58 PM179 km111 miles96 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PaulSun 6:58 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PierreSun 6:58 PM226 km141 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSun 6:58 PM305 km190 miles165 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaSun 5:58 PM575 km357 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSun 5:58 PM756 km470 miles408 nmWest W
AntsirabeSun 5:58 PM804 km500 miles434 nmWest W
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 6:58 PM917 km570 miles495 nmEast E
MoroniSun 5:58 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaSun 6:58 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmNorth N

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