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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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 13° 52' 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' 56.1"928.38 miwest0° 00' 29.9"0.57 misouth928.36 mi
24 hours15° 04' 13.0"973.89 mieast0° 31' 14.1"35.81 minorth976.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Thu 2:24 PM208 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Thu 2:24 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Thu 2:24 PM382 km237 miles206 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoThu 1:24 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth N
Rundu *Thu 2:24 PM702 km436 miles379 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueThu 1:24 PM801 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziThu 2:24 PM812 km504 miles438 nmEast E
HuamboThu 1:24 PM921 km572 miles497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaunThu 2:24 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmEast E
GaboroneThu 2:24 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmEast-southeast ESE

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