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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 09:56:00 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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 49° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.23 meters/second, 1494.8 km/hour, 928.8 miles/hour or 807.1 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' 54.0"928.54 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 misouth928.50 mi
24 hours15° 06' 30.5"976.57 mieast0° 21' 59.2"25.21 minorth978.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaThu 12:56 PM266 km165 miles144 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeThu 12:56 PM287 km178 miles155 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToamasinaThu 12:56 PM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth N
AntananarivoThu 12:56 PM305 km189 miles165 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisThu 1:56 PM612 km380 miles330 nmEast E
MahajangaThu 12:56 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToliaraThu 12:56 PM668 km415 miles361 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisThu 1:56 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast E
MamoutzouThu 12:56 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniThu 12:56 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorthwest NW

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