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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 18° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.44 meters/second, 1531.6 km/hour, 951.7 miles/hour or 827.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.86 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 23' 37.1"951.39 miwest0° 07' 55.6"9.09 misouth951.09 mi
24 hours14° 50' 48.4"981.32 mieast2° 34' 00.7"176.54 misouth990.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Tue 11:58 AM135 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueTue 10:58 AM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguTue 11:58 AM512 km318 miles276 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaunTue 11:58 AM584 km363 miles315 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboTue 10:58 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
GhanziTue 11:58 AM587 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaTue 10:58 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoTue 10:58 AM616 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Tue 11:58 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Walvis Bay *Tue 11:58 AM782 km486 miles422 nmSouthwest SW

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