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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: 18%

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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 38° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.98 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.8"945.96 miwest0° 06' 23.2"7.32 minorth946.28 mi
24 hours13° 36' 46.0"893.36 mieast3° 02' 02.3"208.64 minorth924.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSat 2:44 PM374 km232 miles202 nmNorth N
BeiraSat 2:44 PM426 km265 miles230 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreSat 2:44 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
MutareSat 2:44 PM631 km392 miles341 nmWest W
LilongweSat 2:44 PM714 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
HarareSat 2:44 PM803 km499 miles434 nmWest W
ChipataSat 2:44 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoSat 2:44 PM838 km521 miles452 nmWest-southwest WSW
FomboniSat 3:44 PM875 km544 miles473 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSat 3:44 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNortheast NE

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