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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: 22%

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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 46° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.87 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"15.51 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 23' 33.5"930.05 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 minorth930.10 mi
24 hours14° 20' 15.9"926.51 mieast1° 00' 52.6"69.80 minorth932.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaFri 3:24 PM66 km41 miles36 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeFri 3:24 PM120 km74 miles65 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 3:24 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaFri 3:24 PM411 km256 miles222 nmNortheast NE
ToliaraFri 3:24 PM420 km261 miles227 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaFri 3:24 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisFri 4:24 PM901 km560 miles486 nmEast E
MamoutzouFri 3:24 PM916 km569 miles495 nmNorth N
MutsamuduFri 3:24 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniFri 3:24 PM1090 km677 miles588 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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