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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 Tuesday, October 23, 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: 66%

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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 15' South, Longitude: 69° 10' 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 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.5"987.75 miwest0° 10' 26.1"11.95 minorth988.09 mi
24 hours11° 28' 12.0"780.78 mieast4° 19' 43.2"297.47 minorth839.79 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 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaTue 6:32 PM1636 km1017 miles884 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisTue 6:32 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmSouthwest SW
MaleTue 7:32 PM1666 km1035 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisTue 6:32 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboTue 8:02 PM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 8:02 PM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 8:02 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiTue 8:02 PM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoTue 5:32 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmWest-southwest WSW
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