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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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, May 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 22:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' South, Longitude: 10° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.19 meters/second, 1491.1 km/hour, 926.5 miles/hour or 805.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.44 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 21' 56.2"926.18 miwest0° 02' 55.4"3.35 misouth926.03 mi
24 hours15° 14' 11.0"982.27 mieast0° 24' 55.0"28.57 misouth981.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SwakopmundSun 11:44 PM418 km260 miles226 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis BaySun 11:44 PM428 km266 miles231 nmEast-southeast ESE
WindhoekSun 11:44 PM669 km416 miles361 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSun 11:44 PM758 km471 miles409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RunduSun 11:44 PM1012 km629 miles547 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaSun 11:44 PM1399 km869 miles756 nmNorth N
Cape TownMon 12:44 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneMon 12:44 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownSun 10:44 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
JohannesburgMon 12:44 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmEast-southeast ESE
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