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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 09:46:00 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: 21%

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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 57' South, Longitude: 84° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.74 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 27.3"929.70 miwest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 minorth929.72 mi
24 hours14° 23' 45.2"930.02 mieast0° 52' 02.2"59.66 minorth934.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandFri 2:46 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaFri 3:46 PM2023 km1257 miles1093 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisFri 1:46 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmWest W
JakartaFri 4:46 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 2:46 PM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisFri 1:46 PM3065 km1905 miles1655 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 3:16 PM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmNorth N
SingaporeFri 5:46 PM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 5:46 PM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 5:46 PM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmEast-southeast ESE

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