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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: 48%
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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 51' South
Longitude: 28° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.76 meters/second, 1500.3 km/hour, 932.3 miles/hour or 810.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.3"932.03 miwest0° 02' 14.2"2.56 minorth932.15 mi
24 hours13° 47' 04.7"891.22 mieast1° 29' 19.7"102.42 minorth901.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoSat 5:48 PM77 km48 miles41 nmNorth N
FrancistownSat 5:48 PM119 km74 miles64 nmWest-southwest WSW
HarareSat 5:48 PM421 km262 miles228 nmNortheast NE
MutareSat 5:48 PM472 km293 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
GaboroneSat 5:48 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MolepololeSat 5:48 PM506 km314 miles273 nmSouthwest SW
PretoriaSat 5:48 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth S
RustenburgSat 5:48 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NelspruitSat 5:48 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JohannesburgSat 5:48 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth S
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