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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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 01:08:00 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: 88%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 1, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' South, Longitude: 22° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.80 meters/second, 1586.9 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 03.6"985.86 miwest0° 10' 31.2"12.05 misouth985.66 mi
24 hours12° 37' 39.4"859.51 mieast3° 55' 16.3"269.54 misouth895.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LucapaFri 2:08 AM249 km155 miles135 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaFri 2:08 AM286 km178 miles155 nmSouthwest SW
TshikapaFri 3:08 AM447 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mbuji-MayiFri 3:08 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonguFri 3:08 AM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubumbashiFri 3:08 AM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalanjeFri 2:08 AM630 km391 miles340 nmWest W
MenongueFri 2:08 AM677 km421 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
KitweFri 3:08 AM730 km454 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboFri 2:08 AM741 km461 miles400 nmWest-southwest WSW

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