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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 09:46:00 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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 51° 58' 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.9"928.56 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 misouth928.51 mi
24 hours15° 06' 39.1"976.74 mieast0° 21' 22.0"24.50 minorth978.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisThu 1:46 PM363 km225 miles196 nmEast E
ToamasinaThu 12:46 PM403 km250 miles218 nmNorthwest NW
FianarantsoaThu 12:46 PM511 km317 miles276 nmWest W
AntananarivoThu 12:46 PM513 km319 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeThu 12:46 PM527 km327 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisThu 1:46 PM582 km362 miles314 nmEast E
MoroniThu 12:46 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaThu 1:46 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaputoThu 11:46 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamThu 12:46 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmNorthwest NW

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