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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 09:36:00 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: 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 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' South, Longitude: 69° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.60 meters/second, 1499.8 km/hour, 931.9 miles/hour or 809.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.53 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 46.0"931.63 miwest0° 02' 47.1"3.19 minorth931.78 mi
24 hours14° 33' 59.8"943.75 mieast1° 45' 22.7"120.81 minorth956.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 1:36 PM639 km397 miles345 nmWest W
Port LouisFri 1:36 PM1251 km777 miles675 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 1:36 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 3:36 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 2:36 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoFri 12:36 PM2307 km1433 miles1245 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 1:36 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 2:36 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 12:36 PM2964 km1842 miles1601 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 2:36 PM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmSouth S

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