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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: 44%
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 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 29' South
Longitude: 50° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.29 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.89 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 26' 56.8"953.43 miwest0° 07' 06.5"8.15 minorth953.77 mi
24 hours12° 50' 29.8"847.40 mieast3° 14' 54.2"223.37 minorth883.18 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 PM117 km72 miles63 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoSun 5:06 PM330 km205 miles178 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeSun 5:06 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaSun 5:06 PM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
FianarantsoaSun 5:06 PM551 km342 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaSun 5:06 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSun 6:06 PM664 km412 miles358 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouSun 5:06 PM749 km465 miles404 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSun 6:06 PM819 km509 miles442 nmEast-southeast ESE
MutsamuduSun 5:06 PM862 km535 miles465 nmNorthwest NW
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