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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: 51%

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 Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 31' South, Longitude: 37° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.21 meters/second, 1523.6 km/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.8"946.53 miwest0° 05' 10.3"5.93 minorth946.78 mi
24 hours13° 26' 35.0"881.89 mieast2° 34' 00.4"176.53 minorth905.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraWed 5:36 AM341 km212 miles184 nmWest-southwest WSW
NampulaWed 5:36 AM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BlantyreWed 5:36 AM421 km262 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
MutareWed 5:36 AM540 km336 miles292 nmWest W
LilongweWed 5:36 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorthwest NW
HarareWed 5:36 AM714 km444 miles386 nmWest W
MasvingoWed 5:36 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChipataWed 5:36 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
GweruWed 5:36 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest W
MoroniWed 6:36 AM965 km599 miles521 nmNortheast NE
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