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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: 7%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 27° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.60 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.90 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.8"954.06 miwest0° 08' 02.4"9.22 minorth954.44 mi
24 hours13° 35' 36.8"899.72 mieast3° 38' 22.8"250.25 minorth941.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaSat 2:14 PM207 km129 miles112 nmNortheast NE
KabweSat 2:14 PM308 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BulawayoSat 2:14 PM392 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruSat 2:14 PM402 km250 miles217 nmSoutheast SE
HarareSat 2:14 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChitungwizaSat 2:14 PM436 km271 miles235 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguSat 2:14 PM462 km287 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
NdolaSat 2:14 PM464 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweSat 2:14 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FrancistownSat 2:14 PM474 km295 miles256 nmSouth S
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