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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 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 14° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.14 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 minorth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 22' 08.1"923.84 miwest0° 01' 08.7"1.31 minorth923.91 mi
24 hours14° 54' 28.0"958.47 mieast1° 10' 26.8"80.77 minorth965.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SwakopmundTue 12:34 AM124 km77 miles67 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis BayTue 12:34 AM152 km94 miles82 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WindhoekTue 12:34 AM331 km206 miles179 nmEast-southeast ESE
RunduTue 12:34 AM729 km453 miles393 nmNortheast NE
LubangoTue 12:34 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
GhanziTue 1:34 AM787 km489 miles425 nmEast E
MenongueTue 12:34 AM865 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TsabongTue 1:34 AM979 km608 miles529 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaunTue 1:34 AM993 km617 miles536 nmEast E
HuamboTue 12:34 AM999 km621 miles539 nmNorth N
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