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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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 31' South
Longitude: 28° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 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° 27' 59.3"989.69 miwest0° 12' 00.0"13.75 misouth989.53 mi
24 hours13° 02' 49.1"892.59 mieast4° 31' 58.6"311.58 misouth939.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiMon 1:02 PM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KasamaMon 1:02 PM377 km234 miles203 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweMon 1:02 PM474 km295 miles256 nmSouth S
NdolaMon 1:02 PM495 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
MbeyaMon 2:02 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast E
Mbuji-MayiMon 1:02 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-northwest WNW
BujumburaMon 1:02 PM583 km363 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaMon 1:02 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KarongaMon 1:02 PM646 km401 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweMon 1:02 PM656 km407 miles354 nmSouth S
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