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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 14:06:00 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: 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 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 50° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.28 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.89 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 26' 56.7"953.35 miwest0° 07' 06.5"8.15 minorth953.69 mi
24 hours12° 50' 32.0"847.37 mieast3° 14' 52.0"223.31 minorth883.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSun 5:06 PM140 km87 miles75 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 5:06 PM355 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeSun 5:06 PM453 km281 miles244 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaSun 5:06 PM489 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
FianarantsoaSun 5:06 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaSun 5:06 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSun 6:06 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouSun 5:06 PM770 km478 miles416 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSun 6:06 PM793 km493 miles428 nmEast-southeast ESE
MutsamuduSun 5:06 PM883 km549 miles477 nmNorthwest NW

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