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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 2:42:00 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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' South, Longitude: 66° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.66 meters/second, 1590.0 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.47 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.1"987.85 miWest0° 10' 26.6"11.96 miNorth988.19 mi
24 hours11° 27' 58.7"780.60 miEast4° 19' 50.4"297.61 miNorth839.66 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 8:42 PM701 km435 miles378 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaTue 6:42 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisTue 6:42 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisTue 6:42 PM1690 km1050 miles912 nmSouthwest SW
MaleTue 7:42 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoTue 5:42 PM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 8:12 PM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 8:12 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 8:12 PM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiTue 8:12 PM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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