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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 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' South, Longitude: 72° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.05 meters/second, 1501.4 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.7 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' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.3"932.61 miwest0° 03' 05.9"3.55 misouth932.46 mi
24 hours14° 44' 07.1"955.36 mieast0° 32' 52.0"37.69 misouth954.39 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 3:36 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 1:36 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 1:36 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandThu 2:36 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaThu 1:36 PM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoThu 12:36 PM2635 km1638 miles1423 nmWest W
MaleThu 2:36 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 3:06 PM3123 km1940 miles1686 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 2:36 PM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmSouth S
MoroniThu 12:36 PM3281 km2038 miles1771 nmWest-northwest WNW
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