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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 11:20:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' South, Longitude: 25° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.01 meters/second, 1508.5 km/hour, 937.3 miles/hour or 814.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 22' 47.6"937.05 miwest0° 04' 58.0"5.69 minorth937.31 mi
24 hours14° 30' 56.2"945.89 mieast2° 35' 08.0"177.83 minorth969.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunFri 1:20 PM229 km142 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
FrancistownFri 1:20 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoFri 1:20 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweFri 1:20 PM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruFri 1:20 PM446 km277 miles241 nmEast E
GhanziFri 1:20 PM469 km292 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
MolepololeFri 1:20 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth S
MonguFri 1:20 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LusakaFri 1:20 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MasvingoFri 1:20 PM554 km344 miles299 nmEast E

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