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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 15:48:00 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: 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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 03' South, Longitude: 14° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.89 meters/second, 1497.2 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 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' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.6"930.01 miwest0° 01' 07.1"1.28 misouth929.95 mi
24 hours14° 10' 13.3"914.84 mieast0° 12' 06.5"13.89 minorth915.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Fri 5:48 PM181 km113 miles98 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Fri 5:48 PM212 km132 miles114 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Fri 5:48 PM299 km186 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Fri 5:48 PM635 km394 miles343 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoFri 4:48 PM691 km429 miles373 nmNorth N
GhanziFri 5:48 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast E
MenongueFri 4:48 PM775 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaunFri 5:48 PM916 km569 miles495 nmEast E
HuamboFri 4:48 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
TsabongFri 5:48 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
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