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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

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 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 07:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 31' South, Longitude: 66° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.30 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 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 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 44.5"982.54 miwest0° 11' 33.0"13.23 misouth982.32 mi
24 hours13° 37' 16.0"926.47 mieast4° 17' 10.5"294.66 misouth965.24 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 1:02 PM715 km444 miles386 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaMon 11:02 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisMon 11:02 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisMon 11:02 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouthwest SW
MaleMon 12:02 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoMon 10:02 AM2268 km1410 miles1225 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:32 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 12:32 PM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:32 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmNortheast NE
MoroniMon 10:02 AM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmWest W
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