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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

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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 16° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.16 meters/second, 1494.6 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 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' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 56.0"928.39 miwest0° 00' 31.7"0.61 misouth928.37 mi
24 hours15° 04' 24.0"974.10 mieast0° 30' 32.9"35.03 minorth976.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Thu 2:14 PM194 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Swakopmund *Thu 2:14 PM286 km178 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Thu 2:14 PM309 km192 miles167 nmSouthwest SW
Rundu *Thu 2:14 PM474 km294 miles256 nmNortheast NE
GhanziThu 2:14 PM538 km334 miles291 nmEast E
MenongueThu 1:14 PM701 km435 miles378 nmNorth N
MaunThu 2:14 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast E
LubangoThu 1:14 PM736 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TsabongThu 2:14 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 1:14 PM903 km561 miles487 nmNorth N
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