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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: 26%

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 Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' South, Longitude: 0° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.10 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.62 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.8"937.18 miwest0° 04' 30.2"5.16 misouth936.97 mi
24 hours14° 16' 10.4"928.22 mieast1° 09' 28.6"79.66 misouth928.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 3:46 PM829 km515 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Thu 5:46 PM1705 km1060 miles921 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 4:46 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 4:46 PM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 5:46 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméThu 3:46 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 4:46 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 4:46 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 5:46 PM2625 km1631 miles1418 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboThu 4:46 PM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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