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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 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 30° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.15 meters/second, 1523.3 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.78 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.6"946.32 miwest0° 06' 26.9"7.39 minorth946.65 mi
24 hours13° 35' 32.9"892.32 mieast3° 03' 18.0"210.08 minorth923.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChitungwizaSat 3:16 PM44 km27 miles24 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareSat 3:16 PM62 km39 miles34 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GweruSat 3:16 PM167 km104 miles90 nmSouthwest SW
MasvingoSat 3:16 PM188 km117 miles101 nmSouth S
MutareSat 3:16 PM194 km121 miles105 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoSat 3:16 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaSat 3:16 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraSat 3:16 PM442 km274 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownSat 3:16 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
KabweSat 3:16 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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