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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 14:32:00 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: 55%

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 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 57° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.29 meters/second, 1563.5 km/hour, 971.5 miles/hour or 844.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.19 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.4"971.32 miwest0° 09' 07.6"10.46 minorth971.70 mi
24 hours12° 04' 56.7"810.40 mieast3° 55' 23.0"269.67 minorth860.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 6:32 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 6:32 PM762 km474 miles412 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 6:32 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaMon 5:32 PM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 6:32 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmNorth N
AntananarivoMon 5:32 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 5:32 PM1525 km948 miles823 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 8:32 PM1838 km1142 miles993 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 5:32 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 5:32 PM2212 km1375 miles1194 nmNorthwest NW

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