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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 66° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.63 meters/second, 1499.9 km/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.9 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' 46.7"931.69 miwest0° 02' 48.6"3.22 minorth931.84 mi
24 hours14° 33' 39.6"943.44 mieast1° 45' 58.7"121.50 minorth956.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 1:46 PM973 km605 miles525 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 1:46 PM1184 km735 miles639 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 3:46 PM1578 km981 miles852 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 12:46 PM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 1:46 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 2:46 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniFri 12:46 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 2:46 PM2827 km1757 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 2:46 PM3214 km1997 miles1736 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamFri 12:46 PM3332 km2070 miles1799 nmWest-northwest WNW

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