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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 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' South, Longitude: 28° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.49 meters/second, 1593.0 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"989.63 miwest0° 12' 00.1"13.75 misouth989.47 mi
24 hours13° 02' 47.6"892.51 mieast4° 32' 00.3"311.59 misouth939.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaMon 1:02 PM352 km218 miles190 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubumbashiMon 1:02 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KitweMon 1:02 PM475 km295 miles257 nmSouth S
NdolaMon 1:02 PM493 km307 miles266 nmSouth S
RutanaMon 1:02 PM534 km332 miles288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbeyaMon 2:02 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast E
BujumburaMon 1:02 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
GitegaMon 1:02 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RuyigiMon 1:02 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mbuji-MayiMon 1:02 PM604 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
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