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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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 26° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.78 meters/second, 1500.4 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' 58.6"932.07 miwest0° 02' 15.6"2.59 minorth932.19 mi
24 hours13° 46' 52.0"891.03 mieast1° 29' 50.0"103.00 minorth901.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownSat 5:58 PM141 km87 miles76 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweSat 5:58 PM179 km111 miles96 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoSat 5:58 PM260 km161 miles140 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaunSat 5:58 PM305 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
MolepololeSat 5:58 PM401 km249 miles216 nmSouth S
GweruSat 5:58 PM408 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
GaboroneSat 5:58 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSouth S
PolokwaneSat 5:58 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziSat 5:58 PM482 km300 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
MasvingoSat 5:58 PM490 km305 miles265 nmEast E
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