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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 02:56:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 55%

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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' South, Longitude: 38° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.04 meters/second, 1551.8 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 27' 30.9"963.95 miwest0° 08' 18.2"9.52 misouth963.67 mi
24 hours13° 18' 55.3"887.75 mieast2° 53' 02.0"198.32 misouth903.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSun 4:56 AM110 km68 miles59 nmEast-northeast ENE
BlantyreSun 4:56 AM356 km221 miles192 nmWest W
LilongweSun 4:56 AM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraSun 4:56 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuSun 4:56 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
ChipataSun 4:56 AM643 km399 miles347 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 5:56 AM679 km422 miles367 nmNortheast NE
FomboniSun 5:56 AM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
MutsamuduSun 5:56 AM753 km468 miles407 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouSun 5:56 AM805 km500 miles434 nmEast-northeast ENE

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