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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' South, Longitude: 48° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.78 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.1"945.51 miwest0° 06' 18.6"7.23 minorth945.83 mi
24 hours13° 38' 17.4"894.66 mieast3° 00' 27.1"206.82 minorth925.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntananarivoSat 3:04 PM87 km54 miles47 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToamasinaSat 3:04 PM131 km81 miles71 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntsirabeSat 3:04 PM196 km122 miles106 nmSouthwest SW
FianarantsoaSat 3:04 PM347 km216 miles187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MahajangaSat 3:04 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MamoutzouSat 3:04 PM710 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 4:04 PM802 km498 miles433 nmEast-southeast ESE
MutsamuduSat 3:04 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FomboniSat 3:04 PM840 km522 miles453 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSat 3:04 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorthwest NW

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