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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 13:14:00 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 13:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 17° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.19 meters/second, 1501.9 km/hour, 933.2 miles/hour or 811.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.6"932.97 miwest0° 03' 18.9"3.80 minorth933.14 mi
24 hours14° 27' 13.0"937.53 mieast1° 56' 59.2"134.11 minorth952.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Fri 3:14 PM247 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
Rundu *Fri 3:14 PM379 km235 miles204 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Fri 3:14 PM381 km237 miles206 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Fri 3:14 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziFri 3:14 PM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueFri 2:14 PM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
MaunFri 3:14 PM649 km403 miles350 nmEast E
LubangoFri 2:14 PM718 km446 miles388 nmNorthwest NW
TsabongFri 3:14 PM823 km511 miles444 nmSoutheast SE
MonguFri 3:14 PM841 km522 miles454 nmNortheast NE
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