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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, September 21, 2012 at 3:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 PM298 km185 miles161 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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