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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 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: 25° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.62 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.2"980.95 miwest0° 10' 02.0"11.49 misouth980.72 mi
24 hours12° 39' 01.9"856.70 mieast3° 42' 12.4"254.60 misouth887.63 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 AM252 km156 miles136 nmEast E
KitweSat 4:58 AM350 km218 miles189 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdolaSat 4:58 AM399 km248 miles215 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguSat 4:58 AM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KabweSat 4:58 AM463 km288 miles250 nmSoutheast SE
LusakaSat 4:58 AM525 km326 miles284 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaSat 3:58 AM573 km356 miles310 nmWest W
LucapaSat 3:58 AM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
Mbuji-MayiSat 4:58 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KasamaSat 4:58 AM679 km422 miles367 nmEast-northeast ENE

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