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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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 11° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.65 meters/second, 1525.2 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.80 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.9"947.51 miwest0° 05' 23.0"6.17 minorth947.78 mi
24 hours13° 23' 58.9"879.86 mieast2° 38' 34.0"181.75 minorth904.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 6:26 AM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Swakopmund *Wed 7:26 AM585 km363 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Wed 7:26 AM608 km378 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Wed 7:26 AM763 km474 miles412 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboWed 6:26 AM779 km484 miles420 nmNortheast NE
MenongueWed 6:26 AM795 km494 miles429 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rundu *Wed 7:26 AM896 km557 miles484 nmEast E
LuandaWed 6:26 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 6:26 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 6:26 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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