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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 14:48:00 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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' South, Longitude: 29° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.95 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.4 miles/hour or 808.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.0"930.13 miwest0° 01' 15.6"1.45 misouth930.07 mi
24 hours14° 10' 50.0"915.63 mieast0° 08' 45.0"10.03 minorth916.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoFri 4:48 PM111 km69 miles60 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancistownFri 4:48 PM167 km104 miles90 nmWest W
TonotaFri 4:48 PM177 km110 miles95 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruFri 4:48 PM190 km118 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MasvingoFri 4:48 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeralaFri 4:48 PM239 km148 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
SeroweFri 4:48 PM291 km181 miles157 nmWest-southwest WSW
PolokwaneFri 4:48 PM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth S
ChitungwizaFri 4:48 PM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareFri 4:48 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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