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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 22° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.71 meters/second, 1518.2 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 23' 31.8"943.10 miwest0° 06' 12.1"7.11 misouth942.84 mi
24 hours14° 42' 36.9"963.93 mieast1° 49' 39.9"125.73 misouth966.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunWed 2:02 PM165 km103 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rundu *Wed 2:02 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
GhanziWed 2:02 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonguWed 2:02 PM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth N
FrancistownWed 2:02 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweWed 2:02 PM588 km365 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoWed 2:02 PM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueWed 1:02 PM691 km429 miles373 nmNorthwest NW
MolepololeWed 2:02 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LusakaWed 2:02 PM701 km436 miles379 nmEast-northeast ENE
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