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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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 03' South, Longitude: 14° 26' 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
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' 06.9"1.28 misouth929.95 mi
24 hours14° 10' 12.6"914.83 mieast0° 12' 10.2"13.96 minorth915.56 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 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Fri 5:48 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Fri 5:48 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rundu *Fri 5:48 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoFri 4:48 PM686 km426 miles371 nmNorth N
GhanziFri 5:48 PM751 km467 miles406 nmEast E
MenongueFri 4:48 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboFri 4:48 PM926 km576 miles500 nmNorth N
MaunFri 5:48 PM944 km587 miles510 nmEast E
TsabongFri 5:48 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSoutheast SE

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