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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 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° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.73 meters/second, 1550.6 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
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.06 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.4"963.34 miwest0° 08' 41.2"9.96 minorth963.73 mi
24 hours12° 43' 41.8"848.49 mieast3° 48' 04.6"261.32 minorth894.64 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 4:06 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSun 4:06 PM679 km422 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 4:06 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 4:06 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaSun 6:06 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSun 3:06 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSun 3:06 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest W
MaleSun 5:06 PM2538 km1577 miles1371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamSun 3:06 PM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 3:06 PM2643 km1643 miles1427 nmNorthwest NW

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