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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 12:34:00 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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 44° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.88 meters/second, 1497.2 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 33.7"930.00 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth930.05 mi
24 hours14° 20' 03.8"926.24 mieast1° 01' 22.0"70.36 minorth932.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaFri 3:34 PM258 km161 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirabeFri 3:34 PM273 km170 miles148 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToliaraFri 3:34 PM288 km179 miles156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoFri 3:34 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNortheast NE
ToamasinaFri 3:34 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
MahajangaFri 3:34 PM601 km373 miles325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NampulaFri 2:34 PM860 km534 miles464 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouFri 3:34 PM903 km561 miles487 nmNorth N
FomboniFri 3:34 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth N
MutsamuduFri 3:34 PM970 km602 miles524 nmNorth N

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