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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 Saturday, October 20, 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: 32%

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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' South, Longitude: 75° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.05 meters/second, 1508.6 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.4"937.12 miwest0° 04' 05.1"4.69 minorth937.34 mi
24 hours13° 42' 36.4"891.37 mieast2° 11' 03.1"150.23 minorth909.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 5:24 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 3:24 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 4:24 PM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 3:24 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest W
MaleSat 4:24 PM2684 km1667 miles1449 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 3:24 PM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 2:24 PM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 4:54 PM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 4:24 PM3297 km2048 miles1780 nmSouth S
MoroniSat 2:24 PM3599 km2236 miles1943 nmWest W

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