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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' South, Longitude: 49° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.25 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.74 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 36.4"944.30 miwest0° 06' 27.5"7.41 misouth944.04 mi
24 hours14° 41' 35.7"963.96 mieast1° 56' 13.3"133.25 misouth967.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaWed 1:08 PM73 km45 miles39 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoWed 1:08 PM265 km165 miles143 nmWest W
AntsirabeWed 1:08 PM346 km215 miles187 nmWest-southwest WSW
FianarantsoaWed 1:08 PM447 km278 miles241 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaWed 1:08 PM497 km309 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisWed 2:08 PM630 km392 miles340 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisWed 2:08 PM810 km503 miles437 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouWed 1:08 PM812 km505 miles439 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduWed 1:08 PM923 km573 miles498 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniWed 1:08 PM960 km597 miles519 nmNorthwest NW
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