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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' South, Longitude: 72° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.28 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.74 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.0"944.38 miwest0° 06' 06.7"7.01 minorth944.69 mi
24 hours13° 42' 07.8"897.95 mieast2° 56' 22.1"202.14 minorth927.59 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 4:24 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 2:24 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 2:24 PM1803 km1120 miles974 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 3:24 PM2175 km1352 miles1175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSat 2:24 PM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 3:24 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 1:24 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 3:54 PM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 1:24 PM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 3:24 PM3409 km2118 miles1840 nmSouth S
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