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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: 66%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 15' South
Longitude: 68° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.62 meters/second, 1589.8 km/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.46 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.7"987.83 miwest0° 10' 26.2"11.96 minorth988.17 mi
24 hours11° 28' 10.4"780.81 mieast4° 19' 43.9"297.51 minorth839.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 8:32 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaTue 6:32 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisTue 6:32 PM1644 km1021 miles887 nmSouthwest SW
MaleTue 7:32 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisTue 6:32 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboTue 8:02 PM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 8:02 PM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 8:02 PM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiTue 8:02 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoTue 5:32 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest-southwest WSW
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