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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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:02:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 22° 55' 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 23' 31.8"943.04 miwest0° 06' 12.3"7.11 misouth942.78 mi
24 hours14° 42' 36.3"963.86 mieast1° 49' 43.8"125.80 misouth966.70 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 PM154 km96 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rundu *Wed 2:02 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest-northwest WNW
GhanziWed 2:02 PM358 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonguWed 2:02 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
FrancistownWed 2:02 PM554 km344 miles299 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweWed 2:02 PM569 km353 miles307 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoWed 2:02 PM617 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaWed 2:02 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
MolepololeWed 2:02 PM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MenongueWed 1:02 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNorthwest NW

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