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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 13:48:00 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: 33%

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 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 41° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.6"938.30 miwest0° 04' 23.4"5.03 minorth938.52 mi
24 hours13° 38' 06.8"887.44 mieast2° 17' 36.8"157.75 minorth907.39 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 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NampulaSat 3:48 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirabeSat 4:48 PM609 km378 miles329 nmEast E
FianarantsoaSat 4:48 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
BeiraSat 3:48 PM669 km415 miles361 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 4:48 PM669 km416 miles361 nmEast E
FomboniSat 4:48 PM876 km544 miles473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaSat 4:48 PM881 km548 miles476 nmEast E
MamoutzouSat 4:48 PM888 km552 miles480 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduSat 4:48 PM912 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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