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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: 38%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 39' South, Longitude: 69° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.88 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 29' 19.4"981.61 miwest0° 10' 16.2"11.76 minorth981.98 mi
24 hours11° 54' 35.9"806.92 mieast4° 17' 27.7"294.91 minorth864.23 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 6:24 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 4:24 PM1616 km1004 miles872 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaMon 4:24 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 5:24 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisMon 4:24 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmSouthwest SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 5:54 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 5:54 PM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 5:54 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoMon 3:24 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiMon 5:54 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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