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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 11:24:00 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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' South, Longitude: 24° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.03 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' 47.8"937.09 miwest0° 04' 58.6"5.70 minorth937.35 mi
24 hours14° 30' 48.1"945.77 mieast2° 35' 20.0"178.05 minorth969.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunFri 1:24 PM132 km82 miles71 nmWest-southwest WSW
FrancistownFri 1:24 PM349 km217 miles189 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweFri 1:24 PM377 km235 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziFri 1:24 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
BulawayoFri 1:24 PM421 km261 miles227 nmEast E
MonguFri 1:24 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MolepololeFri 1:24 PM540 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
Rundu *Fri 1:24 PM544 km338 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
GweruFri 1:24 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast E
GaboroneFri 1:24 PM575 km357 miles310 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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