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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 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 24' South
Longitude: 33° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.10 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.8"946.28 miwest0° 06' 25.7"7.37 minorth946.60 mi
24 hours13° 35' 55.7"892.71 mieast3° 02' 54.3"209.64 minorth924.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutareSat 3:06 PM95 km59 miles51 nmSouthwest SW
BeiraSat 3:06 PM225 km139 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
HarareSat 3:06 PM249 km155 miles135 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreSat 3:06 PM340 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LilongweSat 3:06 PM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth N
BulawayoSat 3:06 PM535 km333 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
LusakaSat 3:06 PM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
FrancistownSat 3:06 PM683 km424 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
NampulaSat 3:06 PM729 km453 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
KitweSat 3:06 PM827 km514 miles446 nmNorthwest NW

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