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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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 13:32:00 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: 50%

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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 13:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' South, Longitude: 65° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.54 meters/second, 1603.9 km/hour, 996.6 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.5"996.56 miwest0° 11' 08.2"12.76 minorth996.84 mi
24 hours11° 15' 57.4"773.24 mieast4° 31' 03.3"310.42 minorth836.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 7:32 PM766 km476 miles413 nmEast E
VictoriaTue 5:32 PM1145 km712 miles618 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleTue 6:32 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisTue 5:32 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisTue 5:32 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 7:02 PM2148 km1334 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
ColomboTue 7:02 PM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 7:02 PM2231 km1386 miles1204 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoTue 4:32 PM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiTue 7:02 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNortheast NE

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