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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: 60%
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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 22' South
Longitude: 42° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.33 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.3"942.30 miwest0° 05' 15.5"6.03 minorth942.58 mi
24 hours13° 12' 08.5"861.74 mieast2° 35' 58.3"178.79 minorth886.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraSun 6:48 PM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeSun 6:48 PM490 km304 miles265 nmEast E
AntananarivoSun 6:48 PM542 km336 miles292 nmEast E
FianarantsoaSun 6:48 PM542 km337 miles293 nmEast-southeast ESE
NampulaSun 5:48 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorthwest NW
MahajangaSun 6:48 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNortheast NE
ToamasinaSun 6:48 PM751 km467 miles406 nmEast E
MamoutzouSun 6:48 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BeiraSun 5:48 PM794 km494 miles429 nmWest W
MutsamuduSun 6:48 PM825 km513 miles445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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