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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 18%

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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' South, Longitude: 35° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.04 meters/second, 1522.9 km/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.77 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miNorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.7"946.08 miWest0° 06' 24.4"7.35 miNorth946.40 mi
24 hours13° 36' 21.3"893.01 miEast3° 02' 28.2"209.13 miNorth924.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraSat 2:56 PM199 km124 miles107 nmSouthwest SW
BlantyreSat 2:56 PM310 km193 miles167 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareSat 2:56 PM358 km222 miles193 nmWest W
NampulaSat 2:56 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
ChitungwizaSat 2:56 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
HarareSat 2:56 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
LilongweSat 2:56 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoSat 2:56 PM573 km356 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChipataSat 2:56 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
GweruSat 2:56 PM661 km411 miles357 nmWest W

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