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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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 9° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.28 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 52.2"937.72 miwest0° 05' 07.1"5.87 minorth937.99 mi
24 hours14° 28' 44.7"944.10 mieast2° 38' 22.0"181.54 minorth968.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Fri 2:24 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Fri 2:24 PM606 km376 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoFri 1:24 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Fri 2:24 PM815 km506 miles440 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboFri 1:24 PM968 km602 miles523 nmNortheast NE
MenongueFri 1:24 PM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaFri 1:24 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 12:24 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest W
GaboroneFri 2:24 PM1740 km1081 miles939 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaFri 1:24 PM1779 km1105 miles960 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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