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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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 12:24:00 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: 13%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 32° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.68 meters/second, 1500.0 km/hour, 932.1 miles/hour or 810.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.53 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.0"931.77 miwest0° 02' 40.8"3.07 misouth931.64 mi
24 hours14° 42' 54.8"953.20 mieast0° 22' 47.2"26.13 misouth952.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MasvingoThu 2:24 PM167 km103 miles90 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutareThu 2:24 PM177 km110 miles95 nmNorth N
BeiraThu 2:24 PM272 km169 miles147 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruThu 2:24 PM291 km181 miles157 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChitungwizaThu 2:24 PM313 km194 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarareThu 2:24 PM330 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BulawayoThu 2:24 PM395 km246 miles214 nmWest W
PolokwaneThu 2:24 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
FrancistownThu 2:24 PM508 km316 miles274 nmWest W
NelspruitThu 2:24 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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