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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: 36%

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 Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' South, Longitude: 39° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.28 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.63 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.7"937.61 miwest0° 03' 00.7"3.46 minorth937.77 mi
24 hours13° 53' 02.0"903.06 mieast1° 47' 15.7"122.96 minorth916.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraWed 6:36 AM476 km296 miles257 nmWest W
NampulaWed 6:36 AM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth N
ToliaraWed 7:36 AM585 km363 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
BlantyreWed 6:36 AM651 km404 miles351 nmNorthwest NW
AntsirabeWed 7:36 AM801 km498 miles432 nmEast E
AntananarivoWed 7:36 AM861 km535 miles465 nmEast E
LilongweWed 6:36 AM887 km551 miles479 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoWed 6:36 AM895 km556 miles483 nmWest W
HarareWed 6:36 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniWed 7:36 AM964 km599 miles520 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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