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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 14:58:00 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: 37%

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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' South, Longitude: 26° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.94 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' 14.2"1.42 misouth930.05 mi
24 hours14° 10' 44.0"915.50 mieast0° 09' 18.6"10.68 minorth916.04 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 PM85 km53 miles46 nmEast E
TonotaFri 4:58 PM90 km56 miles49 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweFri 4:58 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth S
BulawayoFri 4:58 PM218 km136 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
ShoshongFri 4:58 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth S
LeralaFri 4:58 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunFri 4:58 PM362 km225 miles195 nmWest-northwest WNW
GweruFri 4:58 PM369 km229 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
MolepololeFri 4:58 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GaboroneFri 4:58 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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