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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 32%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' South, Longitude: 51° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.42 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.6"937.96 miwest0° 04' 18.2"4.94 minorth938.18 mi
24 hours13° 39' 23.8"888.56 mieast2° 15' 46.0"155.63 minorth908.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSat 4:06 PM256 km159 miles138 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 4:06 PM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeSat 4:06 PM420 km261 miles227 nmWest W
FianarantsoaSat 4:06 PM448 km279 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 5:06 PM474 km294 miles256 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisSat 5:06 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast E
MahajangaSat 4:06 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouSat 4:06 PM999 km621 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSat 4:06 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaSat 5:06 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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