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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 8:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 81° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.48 meters/second, 1499.3 km/hour, 931.6 miles/hour or 809.6 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' 43.0"931.35 miWest0° 02' 39.6"3.05 miNorth931.49 mi
24 hours14° 35' 29.9"945.14 miEast1° 42' 39.8"117.70 miNorth957.53 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 2:46 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 1:46 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 12:46 PM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 12:46 PM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmWest W
MaleFri 1:46 PM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 2:16 PM3040 km1889 miles1641 nmNorth N
JakartaFri 3:46 PM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 12:46 PM3320 km2063 miles1793 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 1:46 PM3347 km2080 miles1807 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kuala LumpurFri 4:46 PM3430 km2131 miles1852 nmNortheast NE

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