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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:14:00 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: 10%

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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 31° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.02 meters/second, 1501.3 km/hour, 932.8 miles/hour or 810.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.7"932.58 miwest0° 03' 10.2"3.64 minorth932.74 mi
24 hours14° 29' 07.1"939.26 mieast1° 53' 49.8"130.49 minorth953.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MasvingoFri 2:14 PM88 km55 miles47 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutareFri 2:14 PM192 km119 miles103 nmNortheast NE
GweruFri 2:14 PM214 km133 miles116 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChitungwizaFri 2:14 PM271 km168 miles146 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarareFri 2:14 PM289 km180 miles156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BulawayoFri 2:14 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest W
BeiraFri 2:14 PM344 km213 miles186 nmEast E
FrancistownFri 2:14 PM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-southwest WSW
PolokwaneFri 2:14 PM447 km278 miles241 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SeroweFri 2:14 PM554 km344 miles299 nmWest-southwest WSW
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