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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 13:34:00 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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 12° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.25 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 23' 00.9"933.10 miwest0° 03' 21.8"3.86 minorth933.28 mi
24 hours14° 26' 34.6"936.95 mieast1° 58' 01.9"135.31 minorth952.35 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 3:34 PM340 km211 miles184 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Fri 3:34 PM363 km225 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Fri 3:34 PM545 km338 miles294 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoFri 2:34 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth N
Rundu *Fri 3:34 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueFri 2:34 PM839 km522 miles453 nmNortheast NE
HuamboFri 2:34 PM906 km563 miles489 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziFri 3:34 PM971 km603 miles524 nmEast E
LuandaFri 2:34 PM1274 km791 miles688 nmNorth N
GaboroneFri 3:34 PM1467 km912 miles792 nmEast-southeast ESE
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