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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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' South, Longitude: 74° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.75 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 48.2"952.23 miwest0° 06' 56.4"7.96 minorth952.57 mi
24 hours12° 53' 50.6"850.15 mieast3° 11' 27.2"219.42 minorth884.85 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 6:24 PM1174 km729 miles634 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSun 4:24 PM1844 km1146 miles995 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 4:24 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSun 5:24 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmSouth S
MaleSun 5:24 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 4:24 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 5:54 PM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 3:24 PM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmWest W
BangaloreSun 5:54 PM3403 km2115 miles1838 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 3:24 PM3458 km2148 miles1867 nmWest W
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