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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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 19° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.12 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 39.0"928.37 miwest0° 01' 12.7"1.39 minorth928.43 mi
24 hours15° 10' 01.1"980.44 mieast1° 12' 13.2"82.81 minorth987.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Thu 12:42 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
Rundu *Thu 12:42 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth N
Swakopmund *Thu 12:42 PM527 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Thu 12:42 PM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-southwest WSW
MenongueThu 11:42 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguThu 12:42 PM744 km462 miles402 nmNortheast NE
MolepololeThu 12:42 PM755 km469 miles407 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaboroneThu 12:42 PM803 km499 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownThu 12:42 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast E
LubangoThu 11:42 AM896 km557 miles484 nmNorthwest NW

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