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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 5:26:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 23%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 44' South, Longitude: 37° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.61 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.39 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 27' 59.5"983.16 miWest0° 11' 00.3"12.61 miSouth982.94 mi
24 hours13° 13' 21.1"898.63 miEast4° 07' 13.7"283.25 miSouth935.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuSun 7:26 AM398 km247 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
PembaSun 7:26 AM403 km250 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
KarongaSun 7:26 AM410 km255 miles221 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSun 8:26 AM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbeyaSun 8:26 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
NampulaSun 7:26 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Zanzibar CitySun 8:26 AM536 km333 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DodomaSun 8:26 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LilongweSun 7:26 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSouthwest SW
BlantyreSun 7:26 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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