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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 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 31° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.07 meters/second, 1494.3 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' 37.9"928.19 miwest0° 01' 04.5"1.23 minorth928.25 mi
24 hours15° 10' 55.2"981.24 mieast1° 09' 04.9"79.21 minorth988.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MasvingoThu 11:52 AM111 km69 miles60 nmNorthwest NW
GweruThu 11:52 AM234 km146 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
MutareThu 11:52 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BulawayoThu 11:52 AM312 km194 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChitungwizaThu 11:52 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth N
HarareThu 11:52 AM340 km212 miles184 nmNorth N
BeiraThu 11:52 AM370 km230 miles200 nmEast-northeast ENE
PolokwaneThu 11:52 AM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancistownThu 11:52 AM413 km257 miles223 nmWest W
NelspruitThu 11:52 AM511 km317 miles276 nmSouth S
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