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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%

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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' South, Longitude: 31° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.95 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 18.9"930.15 miwest0° 01' 16.9"1.47 misouth930.09 mi
24 hours14° 10' 56.0"915.76 mieast0° 08' 11.4"9.39 minorth916.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MasvingoFri 4:38 PM127 km79 miles69 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GweruFri 4:38 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
MutareFri 4:38 PM257 km160 miles139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BulawayoFri 4:38 PM320 km199 miles173 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChitungwizaFri 4:38 PM339 km210 miles183 nmNorth N
HarareFri 4:38 PM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth N
BeiraFri 4:38 PM371 km231 miles201 nmEast-northeast ENE
PolokwaneFri 4:38 PM381 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancistownFri 4:38 PM416 km258 miles225 nmWest W
NelspruitFri 4:38 PM495 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
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