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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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 29' South, Longitude: 31° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.54 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.0"989.83 miwest0° 12' 00.7"13.76 misouth989.66 mi
24 hours13° 02' 31.1"892.36 mieast4° 32' 19.9"311.99 misouth939.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaMon 12:48 PM200 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbeyaMon 1:48 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-southeast ESE
KarongaMon 12:48 PM302 km188 miles163 nmEast-southeast ESE
MzuzuMon 12:48 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaMon 1:48 PM523 km325 miles282 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubumbashiMon 12:48 PM573 km356 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
ChipataMon 12:48 PM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth S
GitegaMon 12:48 PM588 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdolaMon 12:48 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KitweMon 12:48 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
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