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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: 88%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 1, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 9° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.57 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.9"985.35 miwest0° 10' 28.4"12.00 misouth985.14 mi
24 hours12° 38' 47.7"860.39 mieast3° 53' 54.2"267.97 misouth895.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaFri 2:58 AM426 km264 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaFri 2:58 AM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoFri 2:58 AM646 km402 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
UígeFri 2:58 AM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireFri 2:58 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboFri 2:58 AM708 km440 miles382 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalanjeFri 2:58 AM735 km457 miles397 nmEast E
DolisieFri 2:58 AM762 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 2:58 AM915 km569 miles494 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 2:58 AM918 km571 miles496 nmNortheast NE

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