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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 12:24:00 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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 14° 08' 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' 56.1"928.39 miwest0° 00' 30.0"0.58 misouth928.36 mi
24 hours15° 04' 14.1"973.91 mieast0° 31' 09.9"35.73 minorth976.24 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 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Thu 2:24 PM231 km143 miles125 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Thu 2:24 PM358 km222 miles193 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoThu 1:24 PM665 km414 miles359 nmNorth N
Rundu *Thu 2:24 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
GhanziThu 2:24 PM784 km487 miles424 nmEast E
MenongueThu 1:24 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboThu 1:24 PM915 km569 miles494 nmNorth N
MaunThu 2:24 PM974 km605 miles526 nmEast E
TsabongThu 2:24 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmSoutheast SE
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