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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: 97%
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 Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 28' South
Longitude: 26° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.12 meters/second, 1501.6 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.55 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.4"932.87 miwest0° 04' 48.8"5.52 minorth933.13 mi
24 hours14° 09' 43.2"917.91 mieast2° 30' 55.4"173.03 minorth941.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownWed 1:44 AM150 km93 miles81 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoWed 1:44 AM243 km151 miles131 nmEast E
GweruWed 1:44 AM386 km240 miles209 nmEast-northeast ENE
MolepololeWed 1:44 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth S
GaboroneWed 1:44 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth S
MasvingoWed 1:44 AM477 km297 miles258 nmEast E
PolokwaneWed 1:44 AM501 km312 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
HarareWed 1:44 AM580 km360 miles313 nmEast-northeast ENE
RustenburgWed 1:44 AM584 km363 miles315 nmSouth S
LusakaWed 1:44 AM598 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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