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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 02:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' South, Longitude: 24° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.91 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.7"952.45 miwest0° 06' 28.5"7.42 misouth952.20 mi
24 hours13° 41' 53.6"903.66 mieast2° 03' 42.6"141.81 misouth909.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguSun 4:44 AM301 km187 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
MaunSun 4:44 AM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LusakaSun 4:44 AM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
FrancistownSun 4:44 AM499 km310 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoSun 4:44 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
KabweSun 4:44 AM523 km325 miles283 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Sun 4:44 AM529 km329 miles286 nmWest W
GhanziSun 4:44 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSouthwest SW
SeroweSun 4:44 AM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruSun 4:44 AM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE

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