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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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 27' South
Longitude: 25° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.74 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.58 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.5"934.22 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth934.21 mi
24 hours14° 05' 48.8"913.82 mieast0° 32' 14.1"36.96 minorth916.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownTue 6:36 AM245 km152 miles132 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoTue 6:36 AM346 km215 miles187 nmEast E
MolepololeTue 6:36 AM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth S
GaboroneTue 6:36 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth S
GweruTue 6:36 AM487 km302 miles263 nmEast-northeast ENE
PolokwaneTue 6:36 AM575 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
MasvingoTue 6:36 AM581 km361 miles314 nmEast E
RustenburgTue 6:36 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonguTue 6:36 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LusakaTue 6:36 AM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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