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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 11:34:00 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: 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 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 41° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.91 meters/second, 1500.9 km/hour, 932.6 miles/hour or 810.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.54 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 53.1"932.33 miwest0° 03' 04.3"3.52 minorth932.49 mi
24 hours14° 30' 22.4"940.41 mieast1° 51' 42.4"128.06 minorth954.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraFri 2:34 PM413 km257 miles223 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeFri 2:34 PM614 km381 miles331 nmEast E
NampulaFri 1:34 PM622 km386 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FianarantsoaFri 2:34 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
BeiraFri 1:34 PM668 km415 miles360 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 2:34 PM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaFri 2:34 PM899 km559 miles485 nmEast-northeast ENE
FomboniFri 2:34 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouFri 2:34 PM949 km590 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduFri 2:34 PM976 km607 miles527 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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