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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 = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 6:06:00 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: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 9° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.92 meters/second, 1518.9 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.73 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 miNorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 26' 23.0"943.56 miWest0° 05' 31.2"6.33 miNorth943.84 mi
24 hours13° 08' 28.7"858.76 miEast2° 41' 36.3"185.24 miNorth885.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 7:06 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Sun 8:06 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Sun 8:06 PM673 km418 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Sun 8:06 PM879 km546 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboSun 7:06 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNortheast NE
MenongueSun 7:06 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaSun 7:06 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 6:06 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmWest W
KinshasaSun 7:06 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSun 7:06 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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