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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: 28%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' South, Longitude: 61° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.74 meters/second, 1550.7 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.3 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"0.17 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.5"963.42 miwest0° 08' 41.4"9.96 minorth963.81 mi
24 hours12° 43' 39.3"848.51 mieast3° 48' 06.3"261.38 minorth894.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSun 4:06 PM661 km411 miles357 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 4:06 PM865 km537 miles467 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 4:06 PM1366 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaSun 6:06 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSun 3:06 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSun 3:06 PM1999 km1242 miles1080 nmWest W
MaleSun 5:06 PM2553 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamSun 3:06 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 3:06 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 5:06 PM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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