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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: 80%

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 Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 13° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.22 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 38.4"968.85 miwest0° 08' 47.3"10.07 misouth968.58 mi
24 hours13° 12' 14.6"884.68 mieast3° 05' 43.7"212.85 misouth903.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 3:34 AM60 km37 miles32 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboSat 3:34 AM287 km179 miles155 nmNortheast NE
MenongueSat 3:34 AM436 km271 miles235 nmEast E
MalanjeSat 3:34 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 3:34 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth N
LuenaSat 3:34 AM737 km458 miles398 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rundu *Sat 4:34 AM759 km472 miles410 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeSat 3:34 AM767 km476 miles414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Walvis Bay *Sat 4:34 AM951 km591 miles513 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Sat 4:34 AM973 km605 miles526 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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