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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 3:32:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 29° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.74 meters/second, 1536.2 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' 03.7"954.36 miWest0° 07' 14.7"8.31 miNorth954.71 mi
24 hours12° 47' 43.3"845.06 miEast3° 17' 42.6"226.57 miNorth881.73 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 PM144 km89 miles77 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChitungwizaSun 5:32 PM152 km95 miles82 nmEast-southeast ESE
GweruSun 5:32 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth S
LusakaSun 5:32 PM266 km165 miles144 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoSun 5:32 PM324 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoSun 5:32 PM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KabweSun 5:32 PM349 km217 miles188 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareSun 5:32 PM353 km220 miles191 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownSun 5:32 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdolaSun 5:32 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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