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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:36 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 15° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.51 meters/second, 1499.4 km/hour, 931.7 miles/hour or 809.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.53 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 misouth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 10.1"931.38 miwest0° 04' 52.5"5.59 misouth931.15 mi
24 hours15° 10' 36.5"983.68 mieast1° 12' 32.9"83.18 misouth983.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SwakopmundMon 12:44 AM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Walvis BayMon 12:44 AM286 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WindhoekMon 12:44 AM307 km191 miles166 nmSoutheast SE
RunduMon 12:44 AM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoMon 12:44 AM638 km396 miles345 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GhanziMon 1:44 AM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueMon 12:44 AM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboMon 12:44 AM851 km529 miles460 nmNorth N
MaunMon 1:44 AM862 km535 miles465 nmEast E
TsabongMon 1:44 AM962 km598 miles519 nmSoutheast SE
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