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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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 30° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.08 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"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 38.0"928.26 miwest0° 01' 05.4"1.25 minorth928.32 mi
24 hours15° 10' 49.9"981.23 mieast1° 09' 23.9"79.57 minorth988.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MasvingoThu 11:56 AM108 km67 miles58 nmNortheast NE
GweruThu 11:56 AM164 km102 miles89 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BulawayoThu 11:56 AM191 km119 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
FrancistownThu 11:56 AM286 km178 miles155 nmWest W
MutareThu 11:56 AM329 km204 miles177 nmNortheast NE
PolokwaneThu 11:56 AM344 km214 miles186 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HarareThu 11:56 AM348 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BeiraThu 11:56 AM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
NelspruitThu 11:56 AM514 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
PretoriaThu 11:56 AM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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