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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: 9%

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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 82° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.47 meters/second, 1499.3 km/hour, 931.6 miles/hour or 809.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.53 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 42.8"931.33 miwest0° 02' 39.1"3.04 minorth931.47 mi
24 hours14° 35' 37.0"945.25 mieast1° 42' 26.6"117.45 minorth957.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 2:42 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 1:42 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisFri 12:42 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 12:42 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmWest W
MaleFri 1:42 PM2903 km1804 miles1568 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 2:12 PM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmNorth N
JakartaFri 3:42 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 4:42 PM3361 km2089 miles1815 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 4:42 PM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 1:42 PM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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