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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 09:36:00 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 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 54° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.25 meters/second, 1494.9 km/hour, 928.9 miles/hour or 807.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.8"928.57 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth928.53 mi
24 hours15° 06' 47.7"976.91 mieast0° 20' 44.6"23.78 minorth978.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-PaulThu 1:36 PM96 km60 miles52 nmEast E
Saint-DenisThu 1:36 PM114 km71 miles61 nmEast E
Saint-PierreThu 1:36 PM128 km79 miles69 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisThu 1:36 PM336 km209 miles182 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaThu 12:36 PM600 km373 miles324 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoThu 12:36 PM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeThu 12:36 PM773 km480 miles417 nmWest W
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 1:36 PM956 km594 miles516 nmEast E
MoroniThu 12:36 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaThu 1:36 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNorth N
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