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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 38° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.17 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.5"961.99 miwest0° 09' 21.1"10.72 misouth961.69 mi
24 hours14° 18' 08.8"954.47 mieast3° 12' 58.1"221.16 misouth972.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaTue 11:58 AM99 km61 miles53 nmEast E
BlantyreTue 11:58 AM364 km226 miles197 nmWest W
LilongweTue 11:58 AM513 km319 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraTue 11:58 AM629 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuTue 11:58 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
ChipataTue 11:58 AM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniTue 12:58 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNortheast NE
FomboniTue 12:58 PM669 km416 miles361 nmEast-northeast ENE
MutsamuduTue 12:58 PM738 km459 miles399 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouTue 12:58 PM792 km492 miles428 nmEast-northeast ENE
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