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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 phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 22:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 40' South
Longitude: 25° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.08 meters/second, 1487.1 km/hour, 924.0 miles/hour or 803.0 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' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 22' 06.3"923.79 miwest0° 01' 00.7"1.16 minorth923.85 mi
24 hours14° 55' 35.8"959.65 mieast1° 07' 27.7"77.36 minorth966.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownTue 12:44 AM191 km119 miles103 nmEast-northeast ENE
MolepololeTue 12:44 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth S
GaboroneTue 12:44 AM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth S
BulawayoTue 12:44 AM339 km211 miles183 nmEast-northeast ENE
PolokwaneTue 12:44 AM454 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
RustenburgTue 12:44 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruTue 12:44 AM490 km304 miles265 nmEast-northeast ENE
PretoriaTue 12:44 AM516 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JohannesburgTue 12:44 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MasvingoTue 12:44 AM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
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