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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 12:46:00 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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' South, Longitude: 52° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.96 meters/second, 1551.5 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.1"963.86 miwest0° 08' 44.6"10.02 minorth964.25 mi
24 hours12° 42' 13.9"847.26 mieast3° 49' 07.5"262.52 minorth893.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSun 3:46 PM412 km256 miles223 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaSun 3:46 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorthwest NW
MahajangaSun 3:46 PM613 km381 miles331 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 3:46 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 4:46 PM707 km439 miles382 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeSun 3:46 PM724 km450 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSun 4:46 PM785 km488 miles424 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouSun 3:46 PM787 km489 miles425 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduSun 3:46 PM898 km558 miles485 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniSun 3:46 PM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-northwest WNW

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