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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 Friday, October 26, 2012 at 17:24:00 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: 91%

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 Friday, October 26, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 37' North, Longitude: 60° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 33' 13.3"1004.69 miwest0° 10' 59.2"12.58 minorth1004.67 mi
24 hours10° 42' 29.0"739.22 mieast4° 15' 51.5"293.02 minorth792.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 9:24 PM1084 km673 miles585 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 10:24 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmEast E
MogadishuFri 8:24 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 11:24 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 10:54 PM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenFri 8:24 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiFri 10:54 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruFri 10:54 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiFri 8:24 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmWest-northwest WNW
MumbaiFri 10:54 PM2148 km1334 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
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