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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 09:56:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 43' South, Longitude: 34° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.49 meters/second, 1506.6 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.5 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' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 13.9"935.82 miwest0° 04' 39.4"5.34 misouth935.60 mi
24 hours15° 12' 40.3"990.53 mieast1° 09' 01.3"79.13 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
BeiraWed 11:56 AM52 km32 miles28 nmEast-southeast ESE
MutareWed 11:56 AM196 km122 miles106 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasvingoWed 11:56 AM371 km231 miles201 nmWest W
ChitungwizaWed 11:56 AM397 km247 miles214 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareWed 11:56 AM407 km253 miles220 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreWed 11:56 AM440 km274 miles238 nmNorth N
GweruWed 11:56 AM478 km297 miles258 nmWest W
BulawayoWed 11:56 AM607 km377 miles328 nmWest W
LilongweWed 11:56 AM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth N
PolokwaneWed 11:56 AM686 km426 miles370 nmSouthwest SW

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