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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 13:24:00 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 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 14° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.22 meters/second, 1502.0 km/hour, 933.3 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' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 23' 00.3"933.03 miwest0° 03' 20.4"3.83 minorth933.21 mi
24 hours14° 26' 53.7"937.24 mieast1° 57' 30.5"134.71 minorth952.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Fri 3:24 PM262 km163 miles142 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Fri 3:24 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Fri 3:24 PM342 km213 miles185 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Fri 3:24 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoFri 2:24 PM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueFri 2:24 PM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziFri 3:24 PM725 km451 miles392 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboFri 2:24 PM841 km523 miles454 nmNorth N
MaunFri 3:24 PM899 km559 miles486 nmEast E
TsabongFri 3:24 PM999 km621 miles540 nmSoutheast SE
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