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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 05' South
Longitude: 23° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.36 meters/second, 1578.1 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.34 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.9"980.43 miwest0° 11' 21.8"13.02 misouth980.20 mi
24 hours13° 42' 11.0"930.26 mieast4° 11' 20.7"287.99 misouth966.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiMon 12:02 PM448 km278 miles242 nmEast E
Mbuji-MayiMon 12:02 PM549 km341 miles297 nmNorth N
KitweMon 12:02 PM556 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdolaMon 12:02 PM604 km375 miles326 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaMon 12:02 PM712 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Mon 12:02 PM852 km530 miles460 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboMon 11:02 AM858 km533 miles463 nmWest-southwest WSW
BujumburaMon 12:02 PM1075 km668 miles581 nmNortheast NE
HarareMon 12:02 PM1110 km690 miles599 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaMon 11:02 AM1145 km711 miles618 nmWest-northwest WNW
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