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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 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: 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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' South, Longitude: 54° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.89 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.3"988.36 miwest0° 10' 28.6"12.00 minorth988.70 mi
24 hours11° 26' 53.4"779.71 mieast4° 20' 25.6"298.28 minorth839.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 7:32 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth N
AntsirananaTue 6:32 PM635 km394 miles343 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisTue 7:32 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisTue 7:32 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmSouth S
AntananarivoTue 6:32 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniTue 6:32 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmWest W
MogadishuTue 6:32 PM1692 km1051 miles913 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamTue 6:32 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest W
Diego GarciaTue 9:32 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmEast E
DodomaTue 6:32 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmWest W

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