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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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' South, Longitude: 41° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.93 meters/second, 1522.5 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.1 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' 51.7"945.83 miwest0° 06' 21.9"7.30 minorth946.15 mi
24 hours13° 37' 11.5"893.73 mieast3° 01' 36.0"208.13 minorth924.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSat 2:34 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToliaraSat 3:34 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MahajangaSat 3:34 PM614 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntsirabeSat 3:34 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoSat 3:34 PM659 km410 miles356 nmEast E
BeiraSat 2:34 PM695 km432 miles375 nmWest-southwest WSW
FomboniSat 3:34 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouSat 3:34 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduSat 3:34 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 3:34 PM778 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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