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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 06:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' South, Longitude: 61° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.39 meters/second, 1567.4 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.23 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.0"973.70 miwest0° 10' 39.3"12.21 misouth973.43 mi
24 hours14° 01' 11.2"945.88 mieast3° 51' 38.8"265.44 misouth974.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 10:02 AM790 km491 miles427 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisMon 10:02 AM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 10:02 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaMon 10:02 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaMon 12:02 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoMon 9:02 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 9:02 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmWest W
MaleMon 11:02 AM2286 km1421 miles1235 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuMon 9:02 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamMon 9:02 AM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmWest-northwest WNW
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