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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: 14%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 09' South, Longitude: 24° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.76 meters/second, 1550.7 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 35.8"963.29 miwest0° 09' 13.0"10.56 misouth962.99 mi
24 hours14° 11' 01.2"947.07 mieast3° 12' 58.0"221.16 misouth965.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguMon 9:16 AM132 km82 miles71 nmWest W
LusakaMon 9:16 AM423 km263 miles228 nmEast E
KabweMon 9:16 AM448 km278 miles242 nmEast E
KitweMon 9:16 AM491 km305 miles265 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubumbashiMon 9:16 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNortheast NE
NdolaMon 9:16 AM520 km323 miles281 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaunMon 9:16 AM546 km340 miles295 nmSouth S
Rundu *Mon 9:16 AM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuenaMon 8:16 AM608 km378 miles328 nmNorthwest NW
MenongueMon 8:16 AM718 km446 miles388 nmWest W

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