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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 13:06:00 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: 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 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 33° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.09 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.7"946.20 miwest0° 06' 25.7"7.37 minorth946.52 mi
24 hours13° 35' 58.4"892.68 mieast3° 02' 51.8"209.58 minorth924.19 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 PM118 km73 miles64 nmWest-southwest WSW
BeiraSat 3:06 PM205 km128 miles111 nmSoutheast SE
ChitungwizaSat 3:06 PM273 km170 miles147 nmWest W
HarareSat 3:06 PM277 km172 miles150 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreSat 3:06 PM326 km202 miles176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MasvingoSat 3:06 PM345 km214 miles186 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruSat 3:06 PM415 km258 miles224 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweSat 3:06 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth N
ChipataSat 3:06 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
BulawayoSat 3:06 PM562 km349 miles303 nmWest-southwest WSW
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