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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: 14%

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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' South, Longitude: 38° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.17 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.3"973.36 miwest0° 10' 06.0"11.57 minorth973.76 mi
24 hours12° 40' 19.4"853.37 mieast4° 17' 23.0"294.87 minorth909.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSun 2:24 PM247 km154 miles133 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BlantyreSun 2:24 PM431 km268 miles233 nmSouthwest SW
LilongweSun 2:24 PM468 km291 miles253 nmWest W
MzuzuSun 2:24 PM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-northwest WNW
KarongaSun 2:24 PM577 km358 miles311 nmNorthwest NW
ChipataSun 2:24 PM584 km363 miles316 nmWest W
MoroniSun 3:24 PM601 km373 miles324 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbeyaSun 3:24 PM692 km430 miles374 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduSun 3:24 PM702 km436 miles379 nmEast E
Dar es SalaamSun 3:24 PM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth N
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