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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: 66%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 36' South, Longitude: 39° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.91 meters/second, 1580.1 km/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.8"981.60 miwest0° 10' 05.4"11.56 misouth981.38 mi
24 hours12° 37' 26.7"855.42 mieast3° 43' 53.0"256.51 misouth886.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSat 3:58 AM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth S
MoroniSat 4:58 AM422 km262 miles228 nmEast E
FomboniSat 4:58 AM480 km298 miles259 nmEast E
Dar es SalaamSat 4:58 AM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth N
MutsamuduSat 4:58 AM549 km341 miles297 nmEast E
MzuzuSat 3:58 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest W
Zanzibar CitySat 4:58 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth N
KarongaSat 3:58 AM625 km388 miles337 nmWest-northwest WNW
MamoutzouSat 4:58 AM649 km403 miles350 nmEast-southeast ESE
BlantyreSat 3:58 AM663 km412 miles358 nmSouthwest SW

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