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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 13:24:00 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 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' South, Longitude: 46° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.8"938.09 miwest0° 04' 20.4"4.98 minorth938.32 mi
24 hours13° 38' 52.1"888.10 mieast2° 16' 32.0"156.51 minorth907.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeSat 4:24 PM6 km4 miles3 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoSat 4:24 PM116 km72 miles63 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FianarantsoaSat 4:24 PM179 km111 miles97 nmSouth S
ToamasinaSat 4:24 PM316 km196 miles171 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaSat 4:24 PM461 km287 miles249 nmNorth N
ToliaraSat 4:24 PM519 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSat 4:24 PM803 km499 miles434 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 5:24 PM891 km554 miles481 nmEast E
MutsamuduSat 4:24 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FomboniSat 4:24 PM905 km562 miles489 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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