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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 60%

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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' South, Longitude: 42° 40' 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
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.3"942.23 miwest0° 05' 15.3"6.02 minorth942.50 mi
24 hours13° 12' 10.4"861.71 mieast2° 35' 55.4"178.73 minorth886.44 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 PM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeSun 6:48 PM462 km287 miles249 nmEast E
AntananarivoSun 6:48 PM513 km319 miles277 nmEast E
FianarantsoaSun 6:48 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
MahajangaSun 6:48 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNortheast NE
NampulaSun 5:48 PM593 km368 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
ToamasinaSun 6:48 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast E
MamoutzouSun 6:48 PM778 km484 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniSun 6:48 PM792 km492 miles428 nmNorth N
MutsamuduSun 6:48 PM818 km508 miles442 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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