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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: 33%

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 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 40° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.58 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 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° 25' 01.7"938.30 miwest0° 04' 23.5"5.04 minorth938.53 mi
24 hours13° 38' 04.7"887.41 mieast2° 17' 39.9"157.81 minorth907.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraSat 4:48 PM483 km300 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
NampulaSat 3:48 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirabeSat 4:48 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
BeiraSat 3:48 PM641 km398 miles346 nmWest W
FianarantsoaSat 4:48 PM665 km413 miles359 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoSat 4:48 PM697 km433 miles376 nmEast E
FomboniSat 4:48 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouSat 4:48 PM902 km561 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaSat 4:48 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast E
MutsamuduSat 4:48 PM923 km574 miles498 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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