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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 13:06:00 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 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 64° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.97 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.88 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 51.6"952.64 miwest0° 07' 00.5"8.03 minorth952.98 mi
24 hours12° 52' 29.9"848.99 mieast3° 12' 50.7"221.00 minorth884.12 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 5:06 PM282 km176 miles153 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSun 5:06 PM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 5:06 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSun 7:06 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSun 5:06 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 4:06 PM1850 km1150 miles999 nmWest W
MoroniSun 4:06 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 6:06 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleSun 6:06 PM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamSun 4:06 PM3033 km1885 miles1638 nmWest-northwest WNW
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