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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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 57° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.84 meters/second, 1551.0 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 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' 08.0"963.57 miwest0° 08' 42.8"9.98 minorth963.96 mi
24 hours12° 43' 02.1"847.94 mieast3° 48' 32.9"261.86 minorth894.26 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 4:24 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSun 4:24 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaSun 3:24 PM894 km556 miles483 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 3:24 PM1110 km690 miles599 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 4:24 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 3:24 PM1576 km980 miles851 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 6:24 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSun 3:24 PM2186 km1359 miles1181 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 3:24 PM2342 km1455 miles1264 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweSun 2:24 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmWest W

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