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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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 25° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.63 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.91 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.3"954.14 miwest0° 08' 03.1"9.23 minorth954.52 mi
24 hours13° 35' 22.7"899.52 mieast3° 38' 35.2"250.48 minorth941.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaSat 2:20 PM323 km201 miles175 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonguSat 2:20 PM325 km202 miles175 nmWest-northwest WNW
KabweSat 2:20 PM403 km250 miles218 nmNortheast NE
MaunSat 2:20 PM418 km260 miles226 nmSouthwest SW
BulawayoSat 2:20 PM475 km295 miles256 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownSat 2:20 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruSat 2:20 PM522 km325 miles282 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweSat 2:20 PM529 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdolaSat 2:20 PM538 km334 miles290 nmNortheast NE
HarareSat 2:20 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast E
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