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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: 61%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' South, Longitude: 7° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.12 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.6"937.33 miwest0° 02' 19.7"2.67 minorth937.45 mi
24 hours13° 55' 16.8"905.43 mieast1° 30' 58.9"104.31 minorth915.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Walvis Bay *Tue 6:46 AM846 km526 miles457 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoTue 5:46 AM884 km550 miles478 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Tue 6:46 AM1087 km676 miles587 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaTue 5:46 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownTue 4:46 AM1419 km881 miles766 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cape TownTue 6:46 AM1918 km1192 miles1035 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KinshasaTue 5:46 AM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleTue 5:46 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneTue 6:46 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 4:46 AM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmNorth N
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