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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 14:16:00 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: 29%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 14:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 30° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.48 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.7"965.03 miwest0° 08' 51.6"10.16 minorth965.42 mi
24 hours12° 38' 57.6"844.50 mieast3° 51' 25.6"265.16 minorth891.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KabweSun 4:16 PM218 km136 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
LusakaSun 4:16 PM222 km138 miles120 nmWest W
ChipataSun 4:16 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNortheast NE
HarareSun 4:16 PM303 km188 miles163 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaSun 4:16 PM306 km190 miles165 nmNorthwest NW
ChitungwizaSun 4:16 PM321 km200 miles173 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KitweSun 4:16 PM348 km217 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweSun 4:16 PM393 km244 miles212 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruSun 4:16 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth S
MutareSun 4:16 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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