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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: 95%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:35 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 7, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 40' South
Longitude: 30° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.13 meters/second, 1487.3 km/hour, 924.2 miles/hour or 803.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 22' 09.1"923.90 miwest0° 00' 58.9"1.13 misouth923.85 mi
24 hours14° 56' 56.5"961.16 mieast0° 20' 31.0"23.53 minorth962.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoTue 1:44 AM229 km142 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
FrancistownTue 1:44 AM274 km170 miles148 nmWest W
MutareTue 1:44 AM400 km248 miles216 nmNortheast NE
NelspruitTue 1:44 AM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HarareTue 1:44 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PretoriaTue 1:44 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbabaneTue 1:44 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RustenburgTue 1:44 AM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BeiraTue 1:44 AM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaputoTue 1:44 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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