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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 36' South
Longitude: 24° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.04 meters/second, 1508.5 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.0"937.16 miwest0° 04' 58.7"5.71 minorth937.42 mi
24 hours14° 30' 45.9"945.81 mieast2° 35' 23.4"178.13 minorth969.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownFri 1:24 PM374 km232 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoFri 1:24 PM448 km279 miles242 nmEast E
MonguFri 1:24 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Fri 1:24 PM517 km321 miles279 nmWest-northwest WNW
MolepololeFri 1:24 PM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruFri 1:24 PM575 km357 miles310 nmEast E
GaboroneFri 1:24 PM582 km362 miles314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LusakaFri 1:24 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNortheast NE
MasvingoFri 1:24 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast E
PolokwaneFri 1:24 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
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