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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 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' South, Longitude: 14° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.34 meters/second, 1531.2 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.7"951.15 miwest0° 07' 53.4"9.04 misouth950.85 mi
24 hours14° 51' 14.9"981.59 mieast2° 32' 58.9"175.36 misouth990.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoTue 11:18 AM264 km164 miles143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueTue 11:18 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNortheast NE
HuamboTue 11:18 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Tue 12:18 PM592 km368 miles320 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Tue 12:18 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Tue 12:18 PM638 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Tue 12:18 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaTue 11:18 AM856 km532 miles462 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeTue 11:18 AM877 km545 miles473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziTue 12:18 PM924 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
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