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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: 3%

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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 66° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.28 meters/second, 1495.0 km/hour, 929.0 miles/hour or 807.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.3"928.66 miwest0° 01' 04.9"1.24 misouth928.60 mi
24 hours15° 07' 29.0"977.75 mieast0° 17' 37.2"20.20 minorth978.91 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)Thu 12:46 PM330 km205 miles178 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisThu 12:46 PM924 km574 miles499 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 12:46 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 2:46 PM1633 km1014 miles882 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 11:46 AM1980 km1231 miles1069 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 12:46 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 1:46 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniThu 11:46 AM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 1:46 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 1:46 PM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmSouth S

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