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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 09:48:00 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 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 14' South, Longitude: 40° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.23 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.1"962.12 miwest0° 09' 22.0"10.74 misouth961.83 mi
24 hours14° 17' 55.6"954.35 mieast3° 13' 26.4"221.70 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
NampulaTue 11:48 AM161 km100 miles87 nmWest W
FomboniTue 12:48 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNortheast NE
MoroniTue 12:48 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduTue 12:48 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNortheast NE
MamoutzouTue 12:48 PM554 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
MahajangaTue 12:48 PM598 km372 miles323 nmEast E
BlantyreTue 11:48 AM620 km385 miles335 nmWest W
LilongweTue 11:48 AM765 km475 miles413 nmWest W
BeiraTue 11:48 AM809 km503 miles437 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoTue 12:48 PM827 km514 miles446 nmEast-southeast ESE
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