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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: 43%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 79° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.87 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.8"952.02 miwest0° 06' 54.6"7.92 minorth952.36 mi
24 hours12° 54' 26.0"850.64 mieast3° 10' 50.2"218.72 minorth885.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 6:06 PM1361 km845 miles735 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 5:06 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 4:06 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmWest W
MaleSun 5:06 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSun 4:06 PM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 5:36 PM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 4:06 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSun 7:06 PM3268 km2031 miles1765 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSun 3:06 PM3342 km2077 miles1804 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurSun 8:06 PM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmNortheast NE
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