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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

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 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' South, Longitude: 12° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.18 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 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' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 50.2"930.70 miwest0° 02' 44.1"3.14 misouth930.57 mi
24 hours15° 20' 47.9"994.33 mieast0° 21' 30.1"24.65 misouth993.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Wed 12:08 PM353 km219 miles190 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Wed 12:08 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Wed 12:08 PM572 km356 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoWed 11:08 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Wed 12:08 PM863 km536 miles466 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueWed 11:08 AM884 km549 miles477 nmNortheast NE
HuamboWed 11:08 AM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaWed 11:08 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmNorth N
GaboroneWed 12:08 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownWed 12:08 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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