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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 08:52:00 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: 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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 64° 54' 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' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.3"928.65 miwest0° 01' 04.0"1.22 misouth928.59 mi
24 hours15° 07' 24.1"977.65 mieast0° 17' 59.8"20.63 minorth978.84 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 12:52 PM201 km125 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisThu 12:52 PM775 km482 miles418 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 12:52 PM982 km610 miles530 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 2:52 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 11:52 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 12:52 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 1:52 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniThu 11:52 AM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 1:52 PM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamThu 11:52 AM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmWest-northwest WNW

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