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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: 36%

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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' South, Longitude: 31° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.95 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.5 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"930.21 miwest0° 01' 16.9"1.47 misouth930.15 mi
24 hours14° 10' 55.3"915.81 mieast0° 08' 15.1"9.46 minorth916.28 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 PM114 km71 miles62 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GweruFri 4:38 PM229 km143 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
MutareFri 4:38 PM271 km169 miles146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BulawayoFri 4:38 PM294 km182 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareFri 4:38 PM355 km220 miles191 nmNorth N
PolokwaneFri 4:38 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancistownFri 4:38 PM388 km241 miles210 nmWest W
BeiraFri 4:38 PM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
NelspruitFri 4:38 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth S
SeroweFri 4:38 PM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
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