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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 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 18° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.17 meters/second, 1501.8 km/hour, 933.2 miles/hour or 810.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.1"932.92 miwest0° 03' 17.9"3.78 minorth933.09 mi
24 hours14° 27' 26.1"937.73 mieast1° 56' 37.6"133.70 minorth952.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Fri 3:06 PM285 km177 miles154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 3:06 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziFri 3:06 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaunFri 3:06 PM477 km296 miles258 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Fri 3:06 PM519 km323 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Fri 3:06 PM537 km333 miles290 nmWest-southwest WSW
MenongueFri 2:06 PM640 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguFri 3:06 PM720 km448 miles389 nmNortheast NE
TsabongFri 3:06 PM725 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MolepololeFri 3:06 PM818 km509 miles442 nmSoutheast SE

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