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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 8:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 30° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.37 meters/second, 1498.9 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.52 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.2"931.06 miWest0° 02' 56.3"3.37 miSouth930.92 mi
24 hours15° 20' 27.8"994.30 miEast0° 26' 27.2"30.33 miSouth993.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MasvingoWed 10:52 AM55 km34 miles30 nmNortheast NE
GweruWed 10:52 AM131 km82 miles71 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BulawayoWed 10:52 AM202 km126 miles109 nmWest W
ChitungwizaWed 10:52 AM278 km173 miles150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutareWed 10:52 AM280 km174 miles151 nmNortheast NE
HarareWed 10:52 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FrancistownWed 10:52 AM320 km199 miles173 nmWest-southwest WSW
PolokwaneWed 10:52 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SeroweWed 10:52 AM447 km278 miles241 nmWest-southwest WSW
BeiraWed 10:52 AM459 km285 miles248 nmEast E

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