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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 9:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 70° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.03 meters/second, 1501.3 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.6 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' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.2"932.56 miWest0° 03' 04.4"3.53 miSouth932.41 mi
24 hours14° 44' 03.2"955.24 miEast0° 32' 16.0"37.00 miSouth954.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 1:46 PM716 km445 miles387 nmWest W
Port LouisThu 1:46 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 3:46 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisThu 1:46 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandThu 2:46 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaThu 1:46 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoThu 12:46 PM2384 km1482 miles1287 nmWest W
MaleThu 2:46 PM2744 km1705 miles1481 nmNorth N
MoroniThu 12:46 PM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 3:16 PM3201 km1989 miles1728 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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