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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 12:32:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 9%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' South, Longitude: 26° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.27 meters/second, 1531.0 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 56.0"951.08 miwest0° 06' 04.6"6.97 minorth951.37 mi
24 hours14° 06' 54.2"932.34 mieast2° 56' 01.9"201.73 minorth960.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaThu 2:32 PM250 km155 miles135 nmNortheast NE
KabweThu 2:32 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BulawayoThu 2:32 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruThu 2:32 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownThu 2:32 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth S
HarareThu 2:32 PM438 km272 miles237 nmEast E
ChitungwizaThu 2:32 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast E
MonguThu 2:32 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaunThu 2:32 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
NdolaThu 2:32 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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