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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: 10%

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 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' South, Longitude: 45° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.85 meters/second, 1500.7 km/hour, 932.5 miles/hour or 810.3 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' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 51.9"932.20 miwest0° 03' 01.4"3.47 minorth932.36 mi
24 hours14° 30' 59.7"940.98 mieast1° 50' 38.5"126.84 minorth954.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeFri 2:14 PM127 km79 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
FianarantsoaFri 2:14 PM160 km100 miles87 nmSoutheast SE
AntananarivoFri 2:14 PM233 km145 miles126 nmNortheast NE
ToliaraFri 2:14 PM402 km250 miles217 nmSouthwest SW
ToamasinaFri 2:14 PM440 km273 miles237 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaFri 2:14 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth N
MamoutzouFri 2:14 PM851 km529 miles460 nmNorth N
NampulaFri 1:14 PM925 km575 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduFri 2:14 PM931 km579 miles503 nmNorth N
FomboniFri 2:14 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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