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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 12:24:00 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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' South, Longitude: 43° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.88 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 822.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.9"945.72 miwest0° 06' 20.7"7.28 minorth946.04 mi
24 hours13° 37' 34.3"894.05 mieast3° 01' 12.1"207.68 minorth925.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeSat 3:24 PM384 km239 miles207 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoSat 3:24 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast E
MahajangaSat 3:24 PM413 km257 miles223 nmNortheast NE
FianarantsoaSat 3:24 PM485 km301 miles262 nmSoutheast SE
ToliaraSat 3:24 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth S
NampulaSat 2:24 PM601 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW
ToamasinaSat 3:24 PM605 km376 miles327 nmEast E
MamoutzouSat 3:24 PM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniSat 3:24 PM685 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
MutsamuduSat 3:24 PM702 km437 miles379 nmNorth N
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