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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' South, Longitude: 45° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.67 meters/second, 1507.2 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 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' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 15.7"936.21 miwest0° 04' 46.5"5.48 misouth936.00 mi
24 hours15° 12' 22.7"990.59 mieast1° 11' 57.2"82.50 misouth990.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeWed 12:08 PM153 km95 miles83 nmEast E
AntananarivoWed 12:08 PM219 km136 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
FianarantsoaWed 12:08 PM253 km157 miles137 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaWed 12:08 PM435 km270 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
MahajangaWed 12:08 PM442 km274 miles239 nmNorth N
ToliaraWed 12:08 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouWed 12:08 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth N
MutsamuduWed 12:08 PM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth N
NampulaWed 11:08 AM839 km521 miles453 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniWed 12:08 PM839 km522 miles453 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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