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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: 70%
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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 23' South
Longitude: 41° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.24 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 26' 21.3"953.24 miwest0° 06' 35.9"7.56 misouth952.99 mi
24 hours13° 40' 39.5"902.99 mieast2° 06' 56.6"145.52 misouth909.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSun 3:34 AM334 km207 miles180 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouSun 4:34 AM662 km411 miles357 nmNortheast NE
AntsirabeSun 4:34 AM663 km412 miles358 nmEast-southeast ESE
MutsamuduSun 4:34 AM667 km415 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 4:34 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 4:34 AM678 km421 miles366 nmEast-southeast ESE
BeiraSun 3:34 AM735 km457 miles397 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToamasinaSun 4:34 AM862 km536 miles466 nmEast E
LilongweSun 3:34 AM891 km554 miles481 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareSun 3:34 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmWest W
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