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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: 23%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 45' South, Longitude: 37° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.60 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' 59.4"983.21 miwest0° 11' 00.2"12.61 misouth983.00 mi
24 hours13° 13' 23.7"898.73 mieast4° 07' 12.0"283.24 misouth935.71 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 AM369 km229 miles199 nmWest-southwest WSW
KarongaSun 7:26 AM381 km237 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbeyaSun 8:26 AM470 km292 miles254 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSun 8:26 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LilongweSun 7:26 AM527 km327 miles284 nmSouthwest SW
NampulaSun 7:26 AM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaSun 8:26 AM534 km332 miles288 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Zanzibar CitySun 8:26 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChipataSun 7:26 AM601 km374 miles325 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreSun 7:26 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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