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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 13:24:00 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: 22%

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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 32° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.93 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.4 miles/hour or 808.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.8"930.12 miwest0° 01' 03.6"1.22 minorth930.18 mi
24 hours14° 18' 55.2"925.09 mieast1° 04' 07.0"73.51 minorth931.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MasvingoFri 3:24 PM213 km132 miles115 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutareFri 3:24 PM214 km133 miles115 nmNorth N
BeiraFri 3:24 PM256 km159 miles138 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruFri 3:24 PM339 km211 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChitungwizaFri 3:24 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarareFri 3:24 PM381 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BulawayoFri 3:24 PM434 km270 miles235 nmWest W
PolokwaneFri 3:24 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouthwest SW
NelspruitFri 3:24 PM534 km332 miles288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancistownFri 3:24 PM537 km334 miles290 nmWest W
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