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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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 46' South, Longitude: 24° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.61 meters/second, 1579.0 km/hour, 981.2 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.0"981.01 miwest0° 10' 01.9"11.49 misouth980.78 mi
24 hours12° 39' 03.6"856.79 mieast3° 42' 10.5"254.58 misouth887.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiSat 4:58 AM281 km175 miles152 nmEast E
KitweSat 4:58 AM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdolaSat 4:58 AM426 km265 miles230 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguSat 4:58 AM432 km269 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KabweSat 4:58 AM485 km302 miles262 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaSat 3:58 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest W
LusakaSat 4:58 AM544 km338 miles294 nmSoutheast SE
LucapaSat 3:58 AM588 km365 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
Mbuji-MayiSat 4:58 AM641 km399 miles346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KasamaSat 4:58 AM708 km440 miles382 nmEast-northeast ENE
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