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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 12:14:00 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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' South, Longitude: 59° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.78 meters/second, 1550.8 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.4 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' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 27' 07.1"963.44 miwest0° 08' 41.9"9.97 minorth963.83 mi
24 hours12° 43' 24.2"848.24 mieast3° 48' 17.3"261.56 minorth894.47 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 4:14 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 4:14 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-DenisSun 4:14 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 4:14 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoSun 3:14 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSun 6:14 PM1652 km1026 miles892 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniSun 3:14 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSun 3:14 PM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 3:14 PM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 5:14 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNortheast NE

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