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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: 34%

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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' South, Longitude: 12° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.03 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.66 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.4"939.32 miwest0° 04' 38.4"5.32 minorth939.57 mi
24 hours13° 34' 19.1"884.14 mieast2° 22' 57.7"163.88 minorth905.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Sat 5:48 PM401 km249 miles217 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Sat 5:48 PM426 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubangoSat 4:48 PM538 km334 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sat 5:48 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueSat 4:48 PM791 km491 miles427 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Sat 5:48 PM802 km498 miles433 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboSat 4:48 PM842 km523 miles455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziSat 5:48 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSat 4:48 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmNorth N
GaboroneSat 5:48 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmEast-southeast ESE
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