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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 = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 6:26:00 AM.

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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 23' South, Longitude: 75° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.49 meters/second, 1582.2 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.38 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.9"982.90 miWest0° 11' 35.2"13.27 miSouth982.68 mi
24 hours13° 36' 14.9"925.61 miEast4° 18' 20.1"295.97 miSouth964.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:26 PM498 km309 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 11:26 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:56 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 11:56 AM1971 km1224 miles1064 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 11:56 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 10:26 AM2231 km1386 miles1204 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiMon 11:56 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 10:26 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisMon 10:26 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmWest-southwest WSW
BengaluruMon 11:56 AM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth N

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