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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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 58° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.58 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.75 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.4"945.05 miwest0° 06' 13.8"7.14 minorth945.36 mi
24 hours13° 39' 51.2"896.00 mieast2° 58' 48.1"204.93 minorth926.34 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 3:24 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSat 3:24 PM377 km234 miles203 nmSouthwest SW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 3:24 PM573 km356 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaSat 2:24 PM920 km572 miles497 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 2:24 PM1116 km694 miles603 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 3:24 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 2:24 PM1766 km1098 miles954 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 5:24 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSat 2:24 PM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweSat 1:24 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmWest W

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