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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 14%

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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 09' South, Longitude: 30° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.34 meters/second, 1567.2 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.23 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.1"973.69 miWest0° 10' 08.1"11.61 miNorth974.09 mi
24 hours12° 39' 12.4"852.36 miEast4° 17' 59.2"295.54 miNorth908.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdolaSun 2:56 PM213 km132 miles115 nmWest W
ChipataSun 2:56 PM230 km143 miles124 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweSun 2:56 PM260 km162 miles140 nmWest W
KabweSun 2:56 PM272 km169 miles147 nmWest-southwest WSW
KasamaSun 2:56 PM329 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LusakaSun 2:56 PM353 km220 miles191 nmSouthwest SW
LilongweSun 2:56 PM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubumbashiSun 2:56 PM376 km233 miles203 nmWest-northwest WNW
MzuzuSun 2:56 PM417 km259 miles225 nmEast-northeast ENE
KarongaSun 2:56 PM509 km317 miles275 nmNortheast NE

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