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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 Monday, October 22, 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: 54%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 23' South, Longitude: 77° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.82 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 28' 49.6"970.26 miwest0° 09' 01.7"10.35 minorth970.64 mi
24 hours12° 07' 25.9"812.40 mieast3° 53' 27.7"267.47 minorth861.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 7:06 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 6:06 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisMon 5:06 PM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 6:36 PM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 6:36 PM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisMon 5:06 PM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 6:36 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandMon 6:06 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmSouth S
VictoriaMon 5:06 PM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengaluruMon 6:36 PM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmNorth N
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