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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 12:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' South, Longitude: 61° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.26 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.63 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.6"937.60 miWest0° 04' 12.9"4.83 miNorth937.82 mi
24 hours13° 40' 44.6"889.74 miEast2° 13' 48.3"153.39 miNorth908.79 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 4:24 PM213 km132 miles115 nmEast E
Port LouisSat 4:24 PM409 km254 miles221 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 4:24 PM630 km392 miles340 nmWest W
Saint-PierreSat 4:24 PM637 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PaulSat 4:24 PM651 km404 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 3:24 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 4:24 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaSat 6:24 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSat 3:24 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 5:24 PM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmSoutheast SE

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