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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: 29%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 14:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 30° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.49 meters/second, 1553.4 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.8"965.04 miwest0° 08' 51.8"10.16 minorth965.43 mi
24 hours12° 38' 55.2"844.47 mieast3° 51' 27.4"265.19 minorth891.84 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 PM192 km119 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
LusakaSun 4:16 PM194 km120 miles105 nmWest W
NdolaSun 4:16 PM289 km179 miles156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarareSun 4:16 PM311 km194 miles168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChipataSun 4:16 PM326 km203 miles176 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChitungwizaSun 4:16 PM329 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KitweSun 4:16 PM330 km205 miles178 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweSun 4:16 PM421 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruSun 4:16 PM474 km294 miles256 nmSouth S
LubumbashiSun 4:16 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorthwest NW

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