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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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 11° 28' 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' 56.3"928.38 miwest0° 00' 28.2"0.54 misouth928.35 mi
24 hours15° 04' 03.2"973.71 mieast0° 31' 51.1"36.52 minorth976.10 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 2:34 PM372 km231 miles201 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Thu 2:34 PM387 km240 miles209 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Thu 2:34 PM610 km379 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoThu 1:34 PM696 km432 miles376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Thu 2:34 PM931 km579 miles503 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueThu 1:34 PM955 km593 miles515 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 1:34 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 1:34 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmNorth N
GaboroneThu 2:34 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownThu 2:34 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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