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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 13:16:00 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: 44%

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 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 62° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.02 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 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' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 52.4"952.76 miwest0° 07' 01.5"8.05 minorth953.10 mi
24 hours12° 52' 10.3"848.72 mieast3° 13' 11.0"221.39 minorth883.95 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 5:16 PM250 km155 miles135 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSun 5:16 PM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 5:16 PM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSun 7:16 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSun 4:16 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 5:16 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSun 4:16 PM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 6:16 PM2677 km1664 miles1446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleSun 6:16 PM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamSun 4:16 PM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmWest-northwest WNW

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