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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 11:06:00 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: 27%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 11:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 38' South, Longitude: 76° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.39 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 27' 00.5"962.56 miwest0° 08' 36.4"9.86 minorth962.95 mi
24 hours12° 45' 54.0"850.35 mieast3° 46' 28.7"259.50 minorth895.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 5:06 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSun 3:06 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSun 4:06 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSun 3:06 PM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSun 4:06 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 4:36 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmNorth N
ColomboSun 4:36 PM2529 km1572 miles1366 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 3:06 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSun 2:06 PM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmWest W
BengaluruSun 4:36 PM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmNorth N
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