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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 15:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 04' South, Longitude: 18° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.77 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 23.5"965.67 miwest0° 08' 55.6"10.23 minorth966.06 mi
24 hours12° 37' 09.2"842.98 mieast3° 52' 40.6"266.58 minorth890.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueSun 4:06 PM77 km48 miles41 nmNorthwest NW
Rundu *Sun 5:06 PM353 km219 miles191 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboSun 4:06 PM374 km232 miles202 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaSun 4:06 PM403 km250 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoSun 4:06 PM516 km321 miles279 nmWest W
MonguSun 5:06 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast E
MalanjeSun 4:06 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaunSun 5:06 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziSun 5:06 PM816 km507 miles441 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Sun 5:06 PM840 km522 miles454 nmSouth S

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