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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 11:24:00 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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 28° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.18 meters/second, 1494.7 km/hour, 928.7 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' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.2"928.44 miwest0° 00' 39.6"0.76 misouth928.40 mi
24 hours15° 05' 11.6"975.02 mieast0° 27' 27.2"31.48 minorth977.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoThu 1:24 PM82 km51 miles44 nmNorth N
FrancistownThu 1:24 PM108 km67 miles58 nmWest-southwest WSW
TonotaThu 1:24 PM124 km77 miles67 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruThu 1:24 PM210 km131 miles113 nmNortheast NE
LeralaThu 1:24 PM223 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SeroweThu 1:24 PM249 km155 miles135 nmSouthwest SW
MasvingoThu 1:24 PM259 km161 miles140 nmEast-northeast ENE
PolokwaneThu 1:24 PM347 km216 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChitungwizaThu 1:24 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
HarareThu 1:24 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNortheast NE
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