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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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 14:48:00 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: 70%

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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 70° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.05 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.3"957.30 miwest0° 07' 39.0"8.77 minorth957.66 mi
24 hours12° 34' 32.4"832.43 mieast3° 26' 34.9"236.73 minorth872.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 6:48 PM793 km492 miles428 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaMon 8:48 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 6:48 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 6:48 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 6:48 PM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 7:48 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandMon 7:48 PM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoMon 5:48 PM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 8:18 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 5:48 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmWest W

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