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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 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: 40° 55' 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' 53.2"932.33 miwest0° 03' 04.5"3.53 minorth932.50 mi
24 hours14° 30' 20.3"940.38 mieast1° 51' 46.1"128.13 minorth954.52 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 PM431 km268 miles233 nmSoutheast SE
NampulaFri 1:34 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BeiraFri 1:34 PM640 km398 miles345 nmWest W
AntsirabeFri 2:34 PM642 km399 miles346 nmEast E
FianarantsoaFri 2:34 PM651 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoFri 2:34 PM711 km442 miles384 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaFri 2:34 PM926 km575 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
FomboniFri 2:34 PM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouFri 2:34 PM962 km598 miles520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduFri 2:34 PM986 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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