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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: 17%

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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 81° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.10 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.74 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.7"943.98 miwest0° 06' 02.3"6.92 minorth944.29 mi
24 hours13° 43' 31.4"899.14 mieast2° 54' 51.2"200.41 minorth928.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 3:46 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 2:46 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 1:46 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest W
MaleSat 2:46 PM2677 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 1:46 PM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 3:16 PM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmNorth N
JakartaSat 4:46 PM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaSat 1:46 PM3221 km2001 miles1739 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurSat 5:46 PM3289 km2044 miles1776 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 5:46 PM3310 km2057 miles1787 nmNortheast NE

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