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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 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 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: 50° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.25 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.6 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"944.25 miwest0° 06' 27.7"7.41 misouth943.98 mi
24 hours14° 41' 35.1"963.89 mieast1° 56' 17.1"133.31 misouth967.48 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 PM98 km61 miles53 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoWed 1:08 PM293 km182 miles158 nmWest W
AntsirabeWed 1:08 PM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-southwest WSW
FianarantsoaWed 1:08 PM466 km290 miles252 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaWed 1:08 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisWed 2:08 PM605 km376 miles327 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisWed 2:08 PM783 km486 miles423 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouWed 1:08 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduWed 1:08 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniWed 1:08 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNorthwest NW
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