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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 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 42° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.19 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.9"964.38 miwest0° 08' 47.7"10.08 minorth964.77 mi
24 hours12° 40' 46.5"846.03 mieast3° 50' 09.3"263.70 minorth892.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSun 3:26 PM336 km209 miles181 nmWest W
FomboniSun 4:26 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduSun 4:26 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 4:26 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouSun 4:26 PM416 km258 miles224 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaSun 4:26 PM424 km264 miles229 nmEast E
AntananarivoSun 4:26 PM677 km421 miles366 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeSun 4:26 PM706 km439 miles381 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaSun 4:26 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-southeast ESE
LilongweSun 3:26 PM938 km583 miles507 nmWest W
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