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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 = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:48:00 AM.

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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

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 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 26° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.88 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.03 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.4"961.34 miWest0° 09' 15.9"10.62 miSouth961.04 mi
24 hours14° 19' 13.6"955.08 miEast3° 10' 34.8"218.43 miSouth972.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaTue 12:48 PM208 km129 miles112 nmEast E
KabweTue 12:48 PM250 km155 miles135 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonguTue 12:48 PM345 km214 miles186 nmWest W
KitweTue 12:48 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNortheast NE
NdolaTue 12:48 PM364 km226 miles196 nmNortheast NE
LubumbashiTue 12:48 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareTue 12:48 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoTue 12:48 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChitungwizaTue 12:48 PM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
GweruTue 12:48 PM582 km361 miles314 nmSoutheast SE

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