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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 13:16:00 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: 39%

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 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 30' South, Longitude: 57° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.14 meters/second, 1580.9 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 29' 23.8"982.20 miwest0° 10' 18.7"11.81 minorth982.56 mi
24 hours11° 53' 04.4"805.62 mieast4° 18' 10.8"295.73 minorth863.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 5:16 PM792 km492 miles428 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisMon 5:16 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 5:16 PM1060 km659 miles573 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoMon 4:16 PM1348 km837 miles728 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniMon 4:16 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 7:16 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuMon 4:16 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamMon 4:16 PM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaMon 4:16 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 6:16 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmNortheast NE

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