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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 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: 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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' South, Longitude: 63° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.23 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.0"937.52 miwest0° 04' 11.6"4.81 minorth937.74 mi
24 hours13° 41' 03.4"890.01 mieast2° 13' 21.0"152.86 minorth908.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 4:14 PM48 km30 miles26 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisSat 4:14 PM660 km410 miles357 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 4:14 PM878 km546 miles474 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 6:14 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSat 3:14 PM1713 km1065 miles925 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 4:14 PM1920 km1193 miles1036 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 3:14 PM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 5:14 PM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleSat 5:14 PM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamSat 3:14 PM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmWest-northwest WNW

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