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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 09:42:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 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° 52' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 03.0"1.20 minorth928.22 mi
24 hours15° 11' 05.5"981.41 mieast1° 08' 28.1"78.50 minorth988.19 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 AM154 km96 miles83 nmNortheast NE
MutareThu 11:42 AM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoThu 11:42 AM329 km204 miles178 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChitungwizaThu 11:42 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNorthwest NW
HarareThu 11:42 AM449 km279 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
GweruThu 11:42 AM452 km281 miles244 nmWest-northwest WNW
BulawayoThu 11:42 AM557 km346 miles301 nmWest W
PolokwaneThu 11:42 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
BlantyreThu 11:42 AM577 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaputoThu 11:42 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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