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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 9:56:00 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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 67° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.01 meters/second, 1501.2 km/hour, 932.8 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"932.51 miWest0° 03' 02.9"3.50 miSouth932.36 mi
24 hours14° 43' 59.5"955.11 miEast0° 31' 39.9"36.31 miSouth954.15 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 1:56 PM468 km291 miles253 nmWest W
Port LouisThu 1:56 PM1079 km671 miles583 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 1:56 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 3:56 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 12:56 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandThu 2:56 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaThu 1:56 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmNorthwest NW
MaleThu 2:56 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniThu 12:56 PM2796 km1738 miles1510 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 2:56 PM3216 km1999 miles1737 nmSouth S

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