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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 11:56:00 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 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 31' South, Longitude: 64° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.67 meters/second, 1550.4 km/hour, 963.4 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.06 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 27' 05.3"963.21 miwest0° 08' 40.5"9.94 minorth963.60 mi
24 hours12° 44' 03.7"848.80 mieast3° 47' 48.7"261.02 minorth894.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 3:56 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 3:56 PM864 km537 miles467 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 3:56 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaSun 5:56 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSun 3:56 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 2:56 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSun 2:56 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmWest W
MaleSun 4:56 PM2415 km1500 miles1304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSun 4:56 PM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuSun 2:56 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmNorthwest NW

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