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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 10:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 41' South
Longitude: 72° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.29 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.9 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 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.1"944.46 miwest0° 06' 06.8"7.01 minorth944.77 mi
24 hours13° 42' 05.1"897.97 mieast2° 56' 24.8"202.21 minorth927.63 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 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 2:24 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 3:24 PM2181 km1356 miles1178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSat 2:24 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 3:24 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 1:24 PM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 3:54 PM2951 km1833 miles1593 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 1:24 PM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 3:24 PM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmSouth S
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