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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%
Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 52' South
Longitude: 46° 54' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.0"928.59 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth928.55 mi
24 hours15° 06' 20.9"976.44 mieast0° 22' 40.9"26.01 minorth978.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaThu 1:06 PM67 km42 miles36 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeThu 1:06 PM112 km70 miles60 nmNorth N
AntananarivoThu 1:06 PM226 km140 miles122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaThu 1:06 PM399 km248 miles215 nmNortheast NE
ToliaraThu 1:06 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaThu 1:06 PM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisThu 2:06 PM889 km552 miles480 nmEast E
MamoutzouThu 1:06 PM913 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduThu 1:06 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniThu 1:06 PM1088 km676 miles588 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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