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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 10:46:00 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 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 52° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.78 meters/second, 1500.4 km/hour, 932.3 miles/hour or 810.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 50.2"932.04 miwest0° 02' 57.3"3.39 minorth932.19 mi
24 hours14° 31' 51.7"941.78 mieast1° 49' 08.8"125.13 minorth955.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisFri 2:46 PM291 km181 miles157 nmEast E
ToamasinaFri 1:46 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisFri 2:46 PM503 km312 miles271 nmEast E
AntananarivoFri 1:46 PM569 km354 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
FianarantsoaFri 1:46 PM594 km369 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeFri 1:46 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest W
MoroniFri 1:46 PM1399 km870 miles756 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 2:46 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamFri 1:46 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweFri 12:46 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-northwest WNW
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