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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 12:56:00 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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 49° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.02 meters/second, 1551.7 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.1"963.99 miwest0° 08' 45.3"10.03 minorth964.38 mi
24 hours12° 41' 52.1"846.95 mieast3° 49' 22.9"262.82 minorth893.57 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 PM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth S
AntsirananaSun 3:56 PM345 km214 miles186 nmNorth N
MahajangaSun 3:56 PM355 km221 miles192 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 3:56 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouSun 3:56 PM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeSun 3:56 PM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduSun 3:56 PM666 km414 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniSun 3:56 PM720 km448 miles389 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 3:56 PM799 km496 miles431 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSun 4:56 PM868 km539 miles469 nmSoutheast SE
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