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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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 08:42:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 32° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.39 meters/second, 1499.0 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.52 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.4"931.12 miwest0° 02' 57.8"3.40 misouth930.98 mi
24 hours15° 20' 24.7"994.30 mieast0° 27' 05.8"31.07 misouth993.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutareWed 10:42 AM164 km102 miles89 nmNorth N
BeiraWed 10:42 AM215 km133 miles116 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasvingoWed 10:42 AM218 km136 miles118 nmWest W
ChitungwizaWed 10:42 AM332 km207 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
GweruWed 10:42 AM340 km211 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareWed 10:42 AM348 km216 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
BulawayoWed 10:42 AM451 km280 miles243 nmWest W
PolokwaneWed 10:42 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouthwest SW
BlantyreWed 10:42 AM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FrancistownWed 10:42 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest W

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