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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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 12:06:00 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: 43%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 79° 25' 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' 46.7"951.94 miwest0° 06' 54.5"7.92 minorth952.28 mi
24 hours12° 54' 28.3"850.61 mieast3° 10' 47.8"218.66 minorth885.10 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 PM1377 km855 miles743 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 5:06 PM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 4:06 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmWest W
MaleSun 5:06 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSun 4:06 PM2540 km1578 miles1372 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 5:36 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 4:06 PM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSun 7:06 PM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 8:06 PM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSun 3:06 PM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmWest W
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