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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 11:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM1287 km799 miles695 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSun 3:56 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 2:56 PM1797 km1117 miles970 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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