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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 2:32:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 PM483 km300 miles261 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
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 8:02 PM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 8:02 PM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 8:02 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiTue 8:02 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoTue 5:32 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmWest-southwest WSW

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