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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 09:42:00 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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 52° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.24 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' 56.0"1.07 misouth928.52 mi
24 hours15° 06' 42.5"976.81 mieast0° 21' 07.0"24.21 minorth978.24 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 1:42 PM245 km152 miles132 nmEast E
Saint-DenisThu 1:42 PM263 km164 miles142 nmEast E
ToamasinaThu 12:42 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisThu 1:42 PM483 km300 miles261 nmEast E
AntananarivoThu 12:42 PM606 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
FianarantsoaThu 12:42 PM610 km379 miles329 nmWest W
AntsirabeThu 12:42 PM625 km388 miles337 nmWest W
MoroniThu 12:42 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaThu 1:42 PM1818 km1129 miles981 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamThu 12:42 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorthwest NW
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