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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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 22' South, Longitude: 49° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.03 meters/second, 1551.7 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 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' 11.2"964.00 miwest0° 08' 45.5"10.04 minorth964.39 mi
24 hours12° 41' 49.6"846.92 mieast3° 49' 24.8"262.85 minorth893.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSun 3:56 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth S
MahajangaSun 3:56 PM327 km203 miles176 nmWest W
AntsirananaSun 3:56 PM343 km213 miles185 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 3:56 PM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouSun 3:56 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeSun 3:56 PM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduSun 3:56 PM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniSun 3:56 PM695 km432 miles375 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 3:56 PM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSun 4:56 PM888 km552 miles480 nmSoutheast SE

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