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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 12:34:00 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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' South, Longitude: 58° 60' East

The ground speed is currently 419.30 meters/second, 1509.5 kilometres/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 56.3"937.68 miWest0° 04' 14.0"4.86 miNorth937.91 mi
24 hours13° 40' 26.0"889.46 miEast2° 14' 15.7"153.91 miNorth908.62 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 4:34 PM160 km99 miles86 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 4:34 PM386 km240 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PierreSat 4:34 PM400 km249 miles216 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PaulSat 4:34 PM408 km253 miles220 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 4:34 PM464 km288 miles251 nmEast E
AntananarivoSat 3:34 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 4:34 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 3:34 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 6:34 PM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSat 3:34 PM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmWest-northwest WNW

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