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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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 43' South, Longitude: 34° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.48 meters/second, 1506.5 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' 13.8"935.81 miwest0° 04' 39.4"5.34 misouth935.59 mi
24 hours15° 12' 40.8"990.52 mieast1° 08' 57.0"79.05 misouth990.05 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 AM79 km49 miles43 nmEast E
MutareWed 11:56 AM171 km107 miles93 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasvingoWed 11:56 AM343 km213 miles185 nmWest W
HarareWed 11:56 AM383 km238 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreWed 11:56 AM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GweruWed 11:56 AM450 km279 miles243 nmWest W
BulawayoWed 11:56 AM579 km360 miles312 nmWest W
LilongweWed 11:56 AM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth N
PolokwaneWed 11:56 AM666 km414 miles359 nmSouthwest SW
ChipataWed 11:56 AM690 km429 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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