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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 33° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.06 meters/second, 1494.2 km/hour, 928.5 miles/hour or 806.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 37.8"928.17 miwest0° 01' 03.2"1.21 minorth928.23 mi
24 hours15° 11' 04.3"981.39 mieast1° 08' 32.1"78.58 minorth988.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraThu 11:42 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNortheast NE
MutareThu 11:42 AM233 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoThu 11:42 AM302 km188 miles163 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChitungwizaThu 11:42 AM416 km259 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
GweruThu 11:42 AM426 km265 miles230 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareThu 11:42 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorthwest NW
BulawayoThu 11:42 AM529 km329 miles286 nmWest W
PolokwaneThu 11:42 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
MaputoThu 11:42 AM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth S
NelspruitThu 11:42 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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