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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 1:06:00 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 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' South, Longitude: 28° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.40 meters/second, 1567.4 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.4 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' 19.2"973.82 miWest0° 10' 08.7"11.62 miNorth974.22 mi
24 hours12° 38' 50.8"852.06 miEast4° 18' 10.7"295.76 miNorth908.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KitweSun 3:06 PM35 km22 miles19 nmNorth N
NdolaSun 3:06 PM52 km32 miles28 nmEast-northeast ENE
KabweSun 3:06 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubumbashiSun 3:06 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LusakaSun 3:06 PM254 km158 miles137 nmSouth S
KasamaSun 3:06 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNortheast NE
ChipataSun 3:06 PM487 km303 miles263 nmEast E
MonguSun 3:06 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
HarareSun 3:06 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LilongweSun 3:06 PM613 km381 miles331 nmEast E

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