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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 09:56:00 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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 30° 31' 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 38.0"928.20 miwest0° 01' 05.2"1.25 minorth928.25 mi
24 hours15° 10' 51.1"981.18 mieast1° 09' 19.7"79.49 minorth988.08 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 AM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GweruThu 11:56 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BulawayoThu 11:56 AM217 km135 miles117 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutareThu 11:56 AM308 km191 miles166 nmNortheast NE
FrancistownThu 11:56 AM314 km195 miles170 nmWest W
ChitungwizaThu 11:56 AM323 km201 miles175 nmNorth N
HarareThu 11:56 AM342 km213 miles185 nmNorth N
PolokwaneThu 11:56 AM351 km218 miles190 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SeroweThu 11:56 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-southwest WSW
BeiraThu 11:56 AM466 km289 miles251 nmEast-northeast ENE

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