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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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 57' South
Longitude: 20° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.24 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 27' 53.2"982.40 miwest0° 10' 56.7"12.54 misouth982.17 mi
24 hours13° 15' 59.1"901.02 mieast4° 05' 17.9"281.06 misouth937.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboSun 7:36 AM551 km342 miles297 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mbuji-MayiSun 8:36 AM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubumbashiSun 8:36 AM773 km480 miles417 nmEast E
Rundu *Sun 8:36 AM773 km481 miles418 nmSouth S
LuandaSun 7:36 AM824 km512 miles445 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitweSun 8:36 AM872 km542 miles471 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSun 7:36 AM872 km542 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
KinshasaSun 7:36 AM926 km576 miles500 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleSun 7:36 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
LusakaSun 8:36 AM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
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