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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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 08:46:00 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

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 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 84° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.18 meters/second, 1501.8 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"932.89 miwest0° 03' 13.4"3.70 misouth932.74 mi
24 hours14° 44' 24.7"955.96 mieast0° 35' 52.3"41.13 misouth954.97 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 2:46 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 1:46 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisThu 12:46 PM2829 km1758 miles1528 nmWest W
JakartaThu 3:46 PM2868 km1782 miles1549 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleThu 1:46 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisThu 12:46 PM3036 km1886 miles1639 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 2:16 PM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth N
SingaporeThu 4:46 PM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 4:46 PM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 4:46 PM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmEast-southeast ESE

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