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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' South, Longitude: 52° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.77 meters/second, 1507.6 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.61 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 16.9"936.45 miwest0° 04' 50.6"5.55 misouth936.23 mi
24 hours15° 12' 11.7"990.62 mieast1° 13' 38.9"84.44 misouth990.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaWed 11:42 AM326 km202 miles176 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisWed 12:42 PM379 km235 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoWed 11:42 AM486 km302 miles263 nmWest W
AntsirabeWed 11:42 AM530 km329 miles286 nmWest W
FianarantsoaWed 11:42 AM559 km348 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisWed 12:42 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast E
MoroniWed 11:42 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaWed 12:42 PM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamWed 11:42 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweWed 10:42 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmWest-northwest WNW

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