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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 11:24:00 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: 28%

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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' South, Longitude: 71° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.49 meters/second, 1549.8 km/hour, 963.0 miles/hour or 836.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.05 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.3"962.80 miwest0° 08' 37.8"9.89 minorth963.18 mi
24 hours12° 45' 14.2"849.79 mieast3° 46' 57.7"260.05 minorth895.54 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 5:24 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth N
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 3:24 PM994 km617 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisSun 3:24 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 3:24 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 3:24 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 4:24 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSun 4:24 PM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSun 2:24 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 4:54 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 4:54 PM2646 km1644 miles1428 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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