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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 10:24:00 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 10:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 57° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 416.72 meters/second, 1500.2 kilometres/hour, 932.2 miles/hour or 810.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.54 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.9"931.91 miWest0° 02' 54.2"3.33 miNorth932.06 mi
24 hours14° 32' 32.3"942.40 miEast1° 47' 57.9"123.78 miNorth955.80 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 2:24 PM60 km37 miles33 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 2:24 PM266 km165 miles144 nmWest W
Saint-PierreFri 2:24 PM276 km172 miles149 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PaulFri 2:24 PM287 km178 miles155 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 2:24 PM577 km359 miles312 nmEast E
ToamasinaFri 1:24 PM936 km582 miles505 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 1:24 PM1108 km689 miles598 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 2:24 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 1:24 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 4:24 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNortheast NE

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