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

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 47' South, Longitude: 22° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.30 meters/second, 1505.9 km/hour, 935.7 miles/hour or 813.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 12.1"935.40 miwest0° 04' 32.0"5.20 misouth935.19 mi
24 hours15° 12' 57.3"990.43 mieast1° 05' 53.1"75.54 misouth989.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunWed 12:46 PM111 km69 miles60 nmEast-southeast ESE
GhanziWed 12:46 PM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rundu *Wed 12:46 PM345 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
MonguWed 12:46 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
SeroweWed 12:46 PM534 km332 miles288 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownWed 12:46 PM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
MolepololeWed 12:46 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Wed 12:46 PM629 km391 miles340 nmWest-southwest WSW
BulawayoWed 12:46 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast E
GaboroneWed 12:46 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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