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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: 18%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' South, Longitude: 32° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.77 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.65 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 50.2"938.66 miwest0° 04' 44.5"5.44 misouth938.45 mi
24 hours14° 43' 58.3"960.53 mieast1° 15' 01.1"86.01 misouth960.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutareTue 8:26 AM83 km51 miles45 nmNortheast NE
MasvingoTue 8:26 AM149 km92 miles80 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChitungwizaTue 8:26 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNorthwest NW
HarareTue 8:26 AM220 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GweruTue 8:26 AM243 km151 miles131 nmWest W
BeiraTue 8:26 AM286 km178 miles154 nmEast E
BulawayoTue 8:26 AM378 km235 miles204 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreTue 8:26 AM514 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
FrancistownTue 8:26 AM516 km320 miles278 nmWest-southwest WSW
PolokwaneTue 8:26 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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