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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 = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 3:58:00 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: 48%

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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 26° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.77 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"932.00 miWest0° 02' 15.3"2.59 miNorth932.12 mi
24 hours13° 46' 53.4"890.99 miEast1° 29' 46.6"102.93 miNorth901.20 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 PM114 km71 miles62 nmEast-southeast ESE
TonotaSat 5:58 PM122 km76 miles66 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweSat 5:58 PM173 km107 miles93 nmSouth S
BulawayoSat 5:58 PM233 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
ShoshongSat 5:58 PM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth S
MaunSat 5:58 PM332 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
GweruSat 5:58 PM382 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
MolepololeSat 5:58 PM406 km253 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GaboroneSat 5:58 PM426 km265 miles230 nmSouth S
PolokwaneSat 5:58 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE

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