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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 12:14:00 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: 22%

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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 49° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.86 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 33.0"929.96 miwest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 minorth930.01 mi
24 hours14° 20' 30.9"926.70 mieast1° 00' 15.9"69.09 minorth932.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaFri 3:14 PM253 km157 miles137 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeFri 3:14 PM279 km174 miles151 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 3:14 PM302 km187 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
ToamasinaFri 3:14 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisFri 4:14 PM623 km387 miles337 nmEast E
ToliaraFri 3:14 PM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
MahajangaFri 3:14 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisFri 4:14 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast E
MamoutzouFri 3:14 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniFri 3:14 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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