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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 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 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° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.18 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.6"932.97 miwest0° 03' 13.8"3.71 misouth932.82 mi
24 hours14° 44' 25.8"956.06 mieast0° 36' 02.7"41.33 misouth955.07 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 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 1:42 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaThu 3:42 PM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisThu 12:42 PM2901 km1803 miles1567 nmWest W
MaleThu 1:42 PM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 2:12 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisThu 12:42 PM3107 km1931 miles1678 nmWest W
SingaporeThu 4:42 PM3134 km1948 miles1692 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 4:42 PM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 4:42 PM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmEast-southeast ESE
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