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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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' South, Longitude: 16° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.44 meters/second, 1578.4 km/hour, 980.8 miles/hour or 852.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.34 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 29' 05.8"980.55 miwest0° 09' 59.9"11.45 misouth980.32 mi
24 hours12° 40' 00.2"857.49 mieast3° 41' 10.4"253.41 misouth888.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboSat 4:34 AM129 km80 miles70 nmSouthwest SW
MalanjeSat 4:34 AM257 km160 miles139 nmNorth N
MenongueSat 4:34 AM337 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaSat 4:34 AM374 km232 miles202 nmEast E
LubangoSat 4:34 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaSat 4:34 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
UígeSat 4:34 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LucapaSat 4:34 AM603 km375 miles325 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Sat 5:34 AM757 km470 miles409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonguSat 5:34 AM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-southeast ESE

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