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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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 09' South, Longitude: 30° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.35 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 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' 18.2"973.77 miwest0° 10' 08.2"11.61 minorth974.17 mi
24 hours12° 39' 10.1"852.39 mieast4° 18' 00.5"295.58 minorth908.45 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 PM184 km114 miles99 nmWest W
KitweSun 2:56 PM231 km144 miles125 nmWest W
KabweSun 2:56 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouthwest SW
ChipataSun 2:56 PM258 km160 miles139 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaSun 2:56 PM334 km208 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
KasamaSun 2:56 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubumbashiSun 2:56 PM349 km217 miles189 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweSun 2:56 PM385 km240 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
MzuzuSun 2:56 PM444 km276 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
HarareSun 2:56 PM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
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