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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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' South, Longitude: 40° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.42 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.6"982.82 miwest0° 10' 26.1"11.95 minorth983.18 mi
24 hours12° 21' 57.3"839.65 mieast4° 23' 40.7"302.02 minorth897.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniSat 10:20 AM323 km201 miles174 nmEast-southeast ESE
FomboniSat 10:20 AM392 km244 miles212 nmEast-southeast ESE
MutsamuduSat 10:20 AM456 km284 miles246 nmEast-southeast ESE
NampulaSat 9:20 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamSat 10:20 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Zanzibar CitySat 10:20 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MamoutzouSat 10:20 AM564 km350 miles304 nmEast-southeast ESE
DodomaSat 10:20 AM740 km460 miles399 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaSat 10:20 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth N
LilongweSat 9:20 AM790 km491 miles427 nmWest-southwest WSW
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