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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: 13%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 19° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.63 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.05 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.8"963.00 miwest0° 09' 11.2"10.53 misouth962.71 mi
24 hours14° 11' 46.6"947.67 mieast3° 12' 02.9"220.11 misouth965.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueMon 8:36 AM180 km112 miles97 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rundu *Mon 9:36 AM305 km190 miles165 nmSouth S
LuenaMon 8:36 AM384 km239 miles207 nmNorth N
MonguMon 9:36 AM415 km258 miles224 nmEast E
HuamboMon 8:36 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
LubangoMon 8:36 AM623 km387 miles336 nmWest W
MaunMon 9:36 AM690 km428 miles372 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeMon 8:36 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GhanziMon 9:36 AM762 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Mon 9:36 AM847 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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