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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 04:26:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 39%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 39° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.06 meters/second, 1548.2 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.9"961.81 miwest0° 07' 44.6"8.87 minorth962.16 mi
24 hours12° 50' 07.1"854.18 mieast3° 28' 31.5"238.93 minorth893.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaThu 6:26 AM83 km51 miles45 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BlantyreThu 6:26 AM474 km295 miles256 nmWest W
FomboniThu 7:26 AM610 km379 miles329 nmNortheast NE
MoroniThu 7:26 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNortheast NE
LilongweThu 6:26 AM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraThu 6:26 AM657 km408 miles355 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduThu 7:26 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNortheast NE
MamoutzouThu 7:26 AM712 km442 miles384 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChipataThu 6:26 AM770 km478 miles416 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareThu 6:26 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest-southwest WSW
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