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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 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° 16' 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
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' 31.5"0.60 misouth928.36 mi
24 hours15° 04' 22.9"974.08 mieast0° 30' 37.1"35.11 minorth976.35 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 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Swakopmund *Thu 2:14 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Thu 2:14 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
Rundu *Thu 2:14 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNortheast NE
GhanziThu 2:14 PM566 km351 miles305 nmEast E
MenongueThu 1:14 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoThu 1:14 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaunThu 2:14 PM753 km468 miles407 nmEast E
TsabongThu 2:14 PM845 km525 miles456 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 1:14 PM901 km560 miles486 nmNorth N

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