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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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 44' South, Longitude: 33° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.5"997.58 miwest0° 11' 10.9"12.81 minorth997.85 mi
24 hours11° 13' 15.1"770.82 mieast4° 31' 32.8"310.98 minorth833.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaTue 6:42 PM229 km142 miles123 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbeyaTue 6:42 PM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth S
KarongaTue 5:42 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth S
MwanzaTue 6:42 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KasamaTue 5:42 PM478 km297 miles258 nmSouthwest SW
ArushaTue 6:42 PM493 km306 miles266 nmNortheast NE
RutanaTue 5:42 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
MzuzuTue 5:42 PM523 km325 miles282 nmSouth S
RuyigiTue 5:42 PM531 km330 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
GitegaTue 5:42 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorthwest NW

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