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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 12:06:00 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: 38%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 42' South, Longitude: 74° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.78 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.9"981.38 miwest0° 10' 15.2"11.75 minorth981.76 mi
24 hours11° 55' 10.4"807.42 mieast4° 17' 11.4"294.60 minorth864.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 6:06 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleMon 5:06 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 4:06 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 5:36 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 5:36 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaMon 4:06 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 5:36 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisMon 4:06 PM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiMon 5:36 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmNorth N
BengaluruMon 5:36 PM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmNorth N
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