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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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 01:56:00 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: 70%

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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 36° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.14 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.3"952.96 miwest0° 06' 33.7"7.52 misouth952.70 mi
24 hours13° 41' 02.1"903.15 mieast2° 05' 58.0"144.39 misouth909.28 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 AM227 km141 miles123 nmNorthwest NW
ZombaSun 3:56 AM247 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BeiraSun 3:56 AM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NampulaSun 3:56 AM408 km254 miles220 nmNortheast NE
MutareSun 3:56 AM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweSun 3:56 AM466 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
HarareSun 3:56 AM557 km346 miles301 nmWest W
ChitungwizaSun 3:56 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest W
ChipataSun 3:56 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoSun 3:56 AM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
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