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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: 18%

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 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' South, Longitude: 60° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.53 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.75 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.4"944.94 miwest0° 06' 12.6"7.12 minorth945.25 mi
24 hours13° 40' 14.0"896.33 mieast2° 58' 23.9"204.47 minorth926.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 3:14 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisSat 3:14 PM360 km224 miles195 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 3:14 PM586 km364 miles317 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 2:14 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 3:14 PM1640 km1019 miles886 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaSat 5:14 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSat 2:14 PM2003 km1244 miles1081 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSat 2:14 PM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 4:14 PM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuSat 2:14 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorthwest NW
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