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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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 30' South
Longitude: 26° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.95 meters/second, 1533.4 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 18.3"952.61 miwest0° 06' 29.4"7.44 misouth952.36 mi
24 hours13° 41' 44.2"903.63 mieast2° 04' 07.8"142.30 misouth909.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaSun 4:34 AM275 km171 miles149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BulawayoSun 4:34 AM345 km214 miles186 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FrancistownSun 4:34 AM412 km256 miles222 nmSouth S
HarareSun 4:34 AM445 km276 miles240 nmEast E
NdolaSun 4:34 AM535 km332 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweSun 4:34 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutareSun 4:34 AM634 km394 miles342 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubumbashiSun 4:34 AM649 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
Rundu *Sun 4:34 AM755 km469 miles408 nmWest W
MolepololeSun 4:34 AM777 km483 miles420 nmSouth S
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