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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 13:14:00 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 13:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 31° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.13 meters/second, 1523.3 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 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 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.5"946.29 miwest0° 06' 26.6"7.39 minorth946.61 mi
24 hours13° 35' 40.1"892.42 mieast3° 03' 10.6"209.94 minorth924.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChitungwizaSat 3:14 PM79 km49 miles42 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareSat 3:14 PM91 km56 miles49 nmNorthwest NW
MutareSat 3:14 PM123 km76 miles66 nmEast-southeast ESE
MasvingoSat 3:14 PM207 km128 miles112 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GweruSat 3:14 PM229 km142 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
BeiraSat 3:14 PM369 km229 miles199 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoSat 3:14 PM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreSat 3:14 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
LusakaSat 3:14 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
FrancistownSat 3:14 PM534 km332 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
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