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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 11:34:00 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 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 55° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.63 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.2"945.16 miwest0° 06' 14.9"7.16 minorth945.47 mi
24 hours13° 39' 28.5"895.68 mieast2° 59' 12.2"205.39 minorth926.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisSat 3:34 PM258 km160 miles139 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 3:34 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaSat 2:34 PM667 km414 miles360 nmWest W
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 3:34 PM822 km511 miles444 nmEast E
AntananarivoSat 2:34 PM863 km537 miles466 nmWest W
AntsirabeSat 2:34 PM922 km573 miles498 nmWest W
MoroniSat 2:34 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaSat 3:34 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth N
Diego GarciaSat 5:34 PM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSat 2:34 PM2202 km1369 miles1189 nmNorthwest NW
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