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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: 12%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 85° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.19 meters/second, 1501.9 km/hour, 933.2 miles/hour or 810.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.6"932.91 miwest0° 03' 14.0"3.71 misouth932.76 mi
24 hours14° 44' 26.1"956.00 mieast0° 36' 06.8"41.41 misouth955.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 2:42 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 1:42 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaThu 3:42 PM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisThu 12:42 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmWest W
MaleThu 1:42 PM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 2:12 PM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeThu 4:42 PM3116 km1936 miles1682 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisThu 12:42 PM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurThu 4:42 PM3140 km1951 miles1695 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 4:42 PM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmEast-southeast ESE

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