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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 49%

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 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' South, Longitude: 14° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.88 meters/second, 1500.8 km/hour, 932.5 miles/hour or 810.3 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' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.8"932.23 miwest0° 02' 22.0"2.72 minorth932.36 mi
24 hours13° 45' 50.0"890.03 mieast1° 32' 17.6"105.81 minorth900.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Sat 6:48 PM207 km128 miles112 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Sat 6:48 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Sat 6:48 PM335 km208 miles181 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Sat 6:48 PM643 km400 miles347 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoSat 5:48 PM660 km410 miles357 nmNorth N
GhanziSat 6:48 PM753 km468 miles406 nmEast E
MenongueSat 5:48 PM762 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboSat 5:48 PM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth N
MaunSat 6:48 PM940 km584 miles507 nmEast E
TsabongSat 6:48 PM995 km619 miles537 nmSoutheast SE
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