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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: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 06:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 27' South, Longitude: 68° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.58 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.61 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.8"996.64 miwest0° 12' 32.2"14.36 misouth996.57 mi
24 hours12° 56' 40.0"891.40 mieast4° 52' 04.3"334.55 misouth947.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:02 PM505 km314 miles273 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CitySun 11:02 AM756 km470 miles408 nmNortheast NE
MaleSun 11:02 AM1214 km754 miles655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSun 10:02 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSun 11:32 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 11:32 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:32 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 10:02 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiSun 11:32 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSun 10:02 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmSouthwest SW
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