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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 7:06:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 74%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 11° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.29 meters/second, 1502.2 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.56 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miNorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.8"933.15 miWest0° 03' 26.1"3.94 miNorth933.34 mi
24 hours13° 43' 39.7"888.43 miEast1° 57' 28.6"134.68 miNorth904.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SwakopmundSun 8:06 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis BaySun 8:06 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSoutheast SE
WindhoekSun 8:06 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSun 8:06 PM681 km423 miles368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RunduSun 8:06 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueSun 8:06 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNortheast NE
HuamboSun 8:06 PM997 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 8:06 PM1329 km826 miles717 nmNorth N
GaboroneSun 9:06 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownSun 9:06 PM1628 km1011 miles879 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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