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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 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 48' South, Longitude: 58° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.31 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.23 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.7"973.50 miwest0° 10' 38.2"12.19 misouth973.23 mi
24 hours14° 01' 41.8"946.28 mieast3° 51' 04.7"264.79 misouth974.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 10:16 AM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 10:16 AM935 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaMon 10:16 AM947 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 9:16 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 9:16 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 12:16 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 9:16 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 9:16 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 11:16 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmNortheast NE
DodomaMon 9:16 AM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmWest-northwest WNW

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