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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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 06:16:00 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: 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 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 48' South, Longitude: 58° 16' 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' 54.8"973.51 miwest0° 10' 38.3"12.19 misouth973.25 mi
24 hours14° 01' 39.6"946.25 mieast3° 51' 07.3"264.84 misouth974.96 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 AM820 km509 miles443 nmSouth S
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 10:16 AM940 km584 miles508 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-DenisMon 10:16 AM944 km586 miles510 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaMon 10:16 AM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 9:16 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 9:16 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 12:16 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuMon 9:16 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamMon 9:16 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 11:16 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmNortheast NE

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