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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 = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 8:48:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 05' South, Longitude: 55° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.58 meters/second, 1550.1 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.05 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.0"962.91 miWest0° 09' 28.3"10.85 miSouth962.62 mi
24 hours14° 16' 36.3"953.59 miEast3° 16' 16.2"224.94 miSouth972.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisTue 12:48 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisTue 12:48 PM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth S
ToamasinaTue 11:48 AM703 km437 miles380 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoTue 11:48 AM919 km571 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Tue 12:48 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirabeTue 11:48 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 12:48 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth N
MoroniTue 11:48 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:48 AM1960 km1218 miles1059 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaTue 2:48 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmEast-northeast ENE

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