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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 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 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° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.43 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
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.7"982.83 miwest0° 10' 26.2"11.95 minorth983.19 mi
24 hours12° 21' 55.9"839.63 mieast4° 23' 41.8"302.04 minorth897.40 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 AM352 km219 miles190 nmEast-southeast ESE
FomboniSat 10:20 AM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-southeast ESE
NampulaSat 9:20 AM463 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamSat 10:20 AM472 km294 miles255 nmNorth N
MutsamuduSat 10:20 AM485 km301 miles262 nmEast-southeast ESE
Zanzibar CitySat 10:20 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth N
MamoutzouSat 10:20 AM591 km368 miles319 nmEast-southeast ESE
MzuzuSat 9:20 AM667 km415 miles360 nmWest W
DodomaSat 10:20 AM719 km447 miles388 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweSat 9:20 AM764 km474 miles412 nmWest-southwest WSW

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