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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: 10%
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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 22' South
Longitude: 26° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.08 meters/second, 1501.5 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.7 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' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 57.1"932.78 miwest0° 03' 13.3"3.69 minorth932.95 mi
24 hours14° 28' 27.1"938.72 mieast1° 54' 56.6"131.78 minorth953.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownFri 2:34 PM134 km83 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoFri 2:34 PM214 km133 miles116 nmEast E
GweruFri 2:34 PM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasvingoFri 2:34 PM450 km279 miles243 nmEast E
MolepololeFri 2:34 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GaboroneFri 2:34 PM479 km297 miles258 nmSouth S
PolokwaneFri 2:34 PM493 km306 miles266 nmSoutheast SE
HarareFri 2:34 PM551 km343 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
LusakaFri 2:34 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RustenburgFri 2:34 PM591 km367 miles319 nmSouth S
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