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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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 35° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.75 meters/second, 1503.9 km/hour, 934.5 miles/hour or 812.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.58 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.8"934.25 miwest0° 00' 18.6"0.36 misouth934.23 mi
24 hours14° 05' 57.5"914.00 mieast0° 29' 51.9"34.24 minorth916.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraTue 5:52 AM126 km78 miles68 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutareTue 5:52 AM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreTue 5:52 AM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth N
MasvingoTue 5:52 AM526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
HarareTue 5:52 AM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
GweruTue 5:52 AM642 km399 miles346 nmWest W
NampulaTue 5:52 AM691 km430 miles373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaputoTue 5:52 AM697 km433 miles377 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LilongweTue 5:52 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PolokwaneTue 5:52 AM762 km474 miles412 nmWest-southwest WSW
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