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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 59° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.56 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 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' 45.0"945.00 miwest0° 06' 13.3"7.13 minorth945.32 mi
24 hours13° 40' 00.4"896.13 mieast2° 58' 38.5"204.75 minorth926.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 3:20 PM240 km149 miles130 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 3:20 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouthwest SW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 3:20 PM475 km295 miles256 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaSat 2:20 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 2:20 PM1218 km757 miles657 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 3:20 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 2:20 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 5:20 PM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSat 2:20 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 2:20 PM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmNorthwest NW
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