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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 15:32:00 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: 56%

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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 42° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.62 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.1"972.05 miwest0° 09' 11.7"10.54 minorth972.43 mi
24 hours12° 03' 13.6"809.01 mieast3° 56' 41.4"271.16 minorth859.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FomboniMon 6:32 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 6:32 PM267 km166 miles144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduMon 6:32 PM283 km176 miles153 nmNortheast NE
MamoutzouMon 6:32 PM316 km196 miles171 nmEast-northeast ENE
NampulaMon 5:32 PM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
MahajangaMon 6:32 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoMon 6:32 PM754 km469 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeMon 6:32 PM801 km498 miles432 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaMon 6:32 PM859 km534 miles464 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamMon 6:32 PM875 km544 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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