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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 09:38:00 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

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 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 43° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.29 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.8"962.26 miwest0° 09' 23.2"10.76 misouth961.96 mi
24 hours14° 17' 42.6"954.22 mieast3° 13' 54.9"222.25 misouth972.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FomboniTue 12:38 PM330 km205 miles178 nmNorth N
MahajangaTue 12:38 PM343 km213 miles185 nmEast E
MamoutzouTue 12:38 PM350 km217 miles189 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduTue 12:38 PM363 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniTue 12:38 PM389 km242 miles210 nmNorth N
NampulaTue 11:38 AM419 km260 miles226 nmWest W
AntananarivoTue 12:38 PM619 km385 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeTue 12:38 PM659 km410 miles356 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaTue 12:38 PM741 km461 miles400 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamTue 12:38 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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