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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 10:56:00 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

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 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 35° 12' 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' 54.7"928.47 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 misouth928.43 mi
24 hours15° 05' 37.4"975.52 mieast0° 25' 43.1"29.49 minorth977.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraThu 12:56 PM122 km76 miles66 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareThu 12:56 PM340 km211 miles184 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoThu 12:56 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest W
ChitungwizaThu 12:56 PM540 km336 miles292 nmNorthwest NW
HarareThu 12:56 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
BlantyreThu 12:56 PM564 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
GweruThu 12:56 PM585 km364 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoThu 12:56 PM623 km387 miles337 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NelspruitThu 12:56 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneThu 12:56 PM679 km422 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW
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