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

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
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.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 2:24 PM60 km37 miles33 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 2:24 PM266 km165 miles144 nmWest W
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 2:24 PM577 km359 miles312 nmEast E
ToamasinaFri 1:24 PM936 km582 miles505 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 1:24 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 2:24 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 1:24 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 4:24 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamFri 1:24 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoFri 12:24 PM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmWest-southwest WSW

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