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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 9:46:00 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: 1%

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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 17° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.23 meters/second, 1498.4 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 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' 02.9"0.05 miSouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.2"930.76 miWest0° 02' 47.7"3.21 miSouth930.62 mi
24 hours15° 20' 42.4"994.28 miEast0° 22' 59.2"26.36 miSouth993.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Wed 11:46 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rundu *Wed 11:46 AM368 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Wed 11:46 AM397 km246 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Wed 11:46 AM417 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziWed 11:46 AM445 km276 miles240 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaunWed 11:46 AM614 km382 miles332 nmEast E
MenongueWed 10:46 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth N
LubangoWed 10:46 AM753 km468 miles407 nmNorthwest NW
TsabongWed 11:46 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSoutheast SE
MonguWed 11:46 AM826 km513 miles446 nmNortheast NE

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