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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: 19%

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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 14° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.49 meters/second, 1524.6 km/hour, 947.3 miles/hour or 823.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.79 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.8"947.09 miwest0° 06' 34.6"7.54 minorth947.42 mi
24 hours13° 32' 59.6"890.15 mieast3° 05' 53.9"213.06 minorth922.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 3:24 PM397 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Swakopmund *Sat 4:24 PM490 km305 miles265 nmSouth S
MenongueSat 3:24 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Sat 4:24 PM521 km324 miles281 nmEast E
Walvis Bay *Sat 4:24 PM521 km324 miles281 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Sat 4:24 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboSat 3:24 PM614 km382 miles332 nmNorth N
GhanziSat 4:24 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaSat 3:24 PM899 km559 miles486 nmNortheast NE
MaunSat 4:24 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE

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