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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: 39%
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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 17' South
Longitude: 38° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.53 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 29' 30.1"983.15 miwest0° 10' 22.3"11.88 minorth983.51 mi
24 hours11° 50' 47.6"803.72 mieast4° 19' 13.8"296.95 minorth861.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaMon 4:32 PM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth S
MoroniMon 5:32 PM489 km304 miles264 nmEast E
Dar es SalaamMon 5:32 PM495 km308 miles267 nmNorth N
MzuzuMon 4:32 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
KarongaMon 4:32 PM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CityMon 5:32 PM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth N
MutsamuduMon 5:32 PM613 km381 miles331 nmEast E
LilongweMon 4:32 PM628 km390 miles339 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbeyaMon 5:32 PM647 km402 miles349 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreMon 4:32 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
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