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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: 74%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 41' South
Longitude: 10° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.29 meters/second, 1502.2 km/hour, 933.5 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"933.22 miwest0° 03' 26.3"3.94 minorth933.41 mi
24 hours13° 43' 38.4"888.48 mieast1° 57' 31.9"134.75 minorth904.11 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 PM427 km266 miles231 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis BaySun 8:06 PM442 km274 miles238 nmSoutheast SE
WindhoekSun 8:06 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSun 8:06 PM691 km430 miles373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RunduSun 8:06 PM972 km604 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboSun 8:06 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 8:06 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth N
GaboroneSun 9:06 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownSun 9:06 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JamestownSun 7:06 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmWest-northwest WNW
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