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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10:46:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 37° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.20 meters/second, 1494.7 km/hour, 928.8 miles/hour or 807.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.6"928.48 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 misouth928.44 mi
24 hours15° 05' 46.4"975.70 mieast0° 25' 05.8"28.78 minorth977.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraThu 12:46 PM311 km193 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutareThu 12:46 PM558 km347 miles302 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreThu 12:46 PM627 km390 miles338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaThu 12:46 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToliaraThu 1:46 PM683 km425 miles369 nmEast-southeast ESE
MasvingoThu 12:46 PM712 km442 miles384 nmWest W
MaputoThu 12:46 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouthwest SW
HarareThu 12:46 PM767 km476 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
GweruThu 12:46 PM829 km515 miles447 nmWest W
LilongweThu 12:46 PM864 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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