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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 07:26:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 13%

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 07:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 10' South, Longitude: 21° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.70 meters/second, 1550.5 km/hour, 963.4 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.9"963.15 miwest0° 09' 12.1"10.55 misouth962.86 mi
24 hours14° 11' 22.6"947.35 mieast3° 12' 31.9"220.66 misouth965.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguMon 9:26 AM128 km79 miles69 nmEast E
Rundu *Mon 9:26 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSouthwest SW
LuenaMon 8:26 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueMon 8:26 AM461 km286 miles249 nmWest W
MaunMon 9:26 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LusakaMon 9:26 AM680 km423 miles367 nmEast E
KabweMon 9:26 AM705 km438 miles380 nmEast E
LubumbashiMon 9:26 AM714 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboMon 8:26 AM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
GhanziMon 9:26 AM723 km449 miles391 nmSouth S
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