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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 11:24:00 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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 61° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.82 meters/second, 1496.9 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 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' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 30.9"929.86 miwest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 minorth929.90 mi
24 hours14° 21' 37.8"927.83 mieast0° 57' 29.8"65.92 minorth933.08 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)Fri 3:24 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 3:24 PM421 km262 miles228 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 3:24 PM624 km388 miles337 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 2:24 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 5:24 PM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 3:24 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniFri 2:24 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 4:24 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamFri 2:24 PM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoFri 1:24 PM2996 km1861 miles1618 nmWest-southwest WSW

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