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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: 37%

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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' South, Longitude: 26° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.93 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"0.02 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.1"930.11 miwest0° 01' 14.0"1.41 misouth930.04 mi
24 hours14° 10' 43.3"915.49 mieast0° 09' 22.4"10.75 minorth916.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownFri 4:58 PM112 km70 miles61 nmEast E
TonotaFri 4:58 PM115 km71 miles62 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweFri 4:58 PM152 km95 miles82 nmSouth S
ShoshongFri 4:58 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth S
LeralaFri 4:58 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoFri 4:58 PM244 km151 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaunFri 4:58 PM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
MolepololeFri 4:58 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GweruFri 4:58 PM394 km245 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
GaboroneFri 4:58 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth S

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