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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: 33%

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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 26° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.80 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.65 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.9"938.80 miwest0° 04' 30.8"5.18 minorth939.04 mi
24 hours13° 36' 13.4"885.79 mieast2° 20' 18.1"160.83 minorth906.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownSat 4:48 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoSat 4:48 PM192 km119 miles104 nmEast-southeast ESE
TonotaSat 4:48 PM200 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SeroweSat 4:48 PM294 km182 miles159 nmSouth S
GweruSat 4:48 PM318 km197 miles172 nmEast E
MaunSat 4:48 PM355 km221 miles192 nmWest W
MasvingoSat 4:48 PM424 km263 miles229 nmEast E
ChitungwizaSat 4:48 PM487 km303 miles263 nmEast-northeast ENE
HarareSat 4:48 PM495 km308 miles267 nmEast-northeast ENE
LusakaSat 4:48 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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