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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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 12° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.68 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.87 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.1"951.99 miwest0° 06' 23.0"7.32 misouth951.73 mi
24 hours13° 42' 47.8"904.25 mieast2° 01' 17.7"139.05 misouth909.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 4:34 AM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Swakopmund *Sun 5:34 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Sun 5:34 AM630 km392 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboSun 4:34 AM642 km399 miles346 nmNortheast NE
MenongueSun 4:34 AM651 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 5:34 AM734 km456 miles397 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Sun 5:34 AM778 km484 miles420 nmEast E
LuandaSun 4:34 AM975 km606 miles526 nmNorth N
MalanjeSun 4:34 AM987 km614 miles533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 4:34 AM1503 km934 miles811 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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