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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 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 36° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.13 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.2"952.95 miwest0° 06' 33.5"7.52 misouth952.69 mi
24 hours13° 41' 03.4"903.16 mieast2° 05' 54.7"144.33 misouth909.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BlantyreSun 3:56 AM212 km131 miles114 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZombaSun 3:56 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BeiraSun 3:56 AM294 km182 miles159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareSun 3:56 AM394 km245 miles213 nmWest-southwest WSW
NampulaSun 3:56 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNortheast NE
LilongweSun 3:56 AM451 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarareSun 3:56 AM529 km329 miles286 nmWest W
ChitungwizaSun 3:56 AM530 km330 miles286 nmWest W
ChipataSun 3:56 AM553 km344 miles299 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoSun 3:56 AM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW

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