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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: 21%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 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° 11' 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' 31.0"929.86 miwest0° 00' 46.1"0.88 minorth929.90 mi
24 hours14° 21' 36.4"927.81 mieast0° 57' 33.5"65.99 minorth933.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 3:24 PM394 km245 miles213 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 3:24 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 2:24 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 3:24 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaFri 5:24 PM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmNortheast NE
MoroniFri 2:24 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 4:24 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamFri 2:24 PM2829 km1758 miles1528 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoFri 1:24 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweFri 1:24 PM3007 km1869 miles1624 nmWest W

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