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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:08:00 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

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 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 35° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.03 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.9"961.86 miwest0° 09' 20.0"10.70 misouth961.56 mi
24 hours14° 18' 21.8"954.60 mieast3° 12' 29.5"220.62 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
ZombaTue 12:08 PM68 km42 miles37 nmWest W
BlantyreTue 12:08 PM116 km72 miles62 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweTue 12:08 PM275 km171 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
NampulaTue 12:08 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast E
ChipataTue 12:08 PM400 km249 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
MzuzuTue 12:08 PM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BeiraTue 12:08 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareTue 12:08 PM538 km334 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
HarareTue 12:08 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChitungwizaTue 12:08 PM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW

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