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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 2:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' South, Longitude: 40° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.90 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 27' 00.2"953.84 miWest0° 07' 10.4"8.22 miNorth954.19 mi
24 hours12° 49' 09.4"846.24 miEast3° 16' 15.7"224.91 miNorth882.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSun 4:48 PM281 km174 miles152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PembaSun 4:48 PM491 km305 miles265 nmNorth N
BlantyreSun 4:48 PM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraSun 4:48 PM646 km402 miles349 nmWest-southwest WSW
MahajangaSun 5:48 PM657 km408 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
FomboniSun 5:48 PM670 km417 miles362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 5:48 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduSun 5:48 PM721 km448 miles390 nmNortheast NE
MamoutzouSun 5:48 PM728 km452 miles393 nmNortheast NE
AntsirabeSun 5:48 PM751 km466 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE

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