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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 phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' South, Longitude: 38° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.56 meters/second, 1506.8 km/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 14.6"935.97 miwest0° 04' 42.3"5.40 misouth935.76 mi
24 hours15° 12' 33.5"990.56 mieast1° 10' 12.3"80.49 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
BeiraWed 11:36 AM424 km264 miles229 nmWest W
NampulaWed 11:36 AM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth N
BlantyreWed 11:36 AM596 km371 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
ToliaraWed 12:36 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
MutareWed 11:36 AM659 km409 miles356 nmWest W
LilongweWed 11:36 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoWed 11:36 AM844 km524 miles456 nmWest W
HarareWed 11:36 AM851 km529 miles460 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeWed 12:36 PM854 km531 miles461 nmEast E
AntananarivoWed 12:36 PM912 km566 miles492 nmEast E

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