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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 12:56:00 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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 67° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.91 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.88 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.9"952.52 miwest0° 06' 59.5"8.02 minorth952.86 mi
24 hours12° 52' 49.6"849.26 mieast3° 12' 30.3"220.61 minorth884.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 4:56 PM476 km296 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisSun 4:56 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSun 6:56 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSun 4:56 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 4:56 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 3:56 PM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 5:56 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleSun 5:56 PM2503 km1555 miles1351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 3:56 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 6:26 PM3041 km1890 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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