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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: 45%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 29° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.74 meters/second, 1536.3 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.8"954.44 miwest0° 07' 14.8"8.31 minorth954.79 mi
24 hours12° 47' 41.1"845.09 mieast3° 17' 44.8"226.63 minorth881.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarareSun 5:32 PM170 km106 miles92 nmEast-southeast ESE
GweruSun 5:32 PM239 km149 miles129 nmSouth S
LusakaSun 5:32 PM249 km155 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BulawayoSun 5:32 PM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasvingoSun 5:32 PM335 km208 miles181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KabweSun 5:32 PM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareSun 5:32 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownSun 5:32 PM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdolaSun 5:32 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitweSun 5:32 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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